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HIST 3002 Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Europe to 1800

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 21.1.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

History of women in Europe from antiquity through the early modern era based on literary, humanist, and theoretical texts from the Bible to Mary Wollstonecraft. Women as mothers, goddesses, prostitutes, priestesses, nuns, queens, warriors, scholars, reformers, and authors. Misogynist themes and defenses of female capacity. Origins of feminism.


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