HIST 3002 Women in Europe: to 1800
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 21.1.
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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.