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Academic Year 2005/2006
Women in U.S. History
HIST 244 SP
This course explores, in the U.S. context, major themes and competing theoretical paradigms in women's history. Women's familial, social, economic, and political roles will be examined with attention to class, race, and
ethnic variations. Special attention will be paid to the distinctive relationship of women to social reform in American culture.
Brown, GOOD WIVES, NASTY WENCHES, AND ANXIOUS PATRIARCHS
Sklar, FLORENCE KELLEY AND THE NATION'S WORK
Linda Kerber, TOWARD AN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF WOMEN
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A MIDWIFE'S TALE
Ruiz, FROM OUT OF THE SHADOWS
Pauli Murray, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A BLACK ACTIVIST
Deborah Rhode, JUSTICE AND GENDER
Christine Stansell, CITY OF WOMEN
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Biweekly response papers, one research paper, mid-term and final exams.
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