WS 340 Women and Gender in America to 1848

Surveys the history of women in the middle North American continent to 1848. It highlights the experiences of and relationships among women of diverse origins, especially Native women, African women, and European women. Key themes include family, kinship, and sex-gender systems; colonialism and slavery; religious life; politics and the law; nation-building and the rise of modern citizenship.




Recommended prerequisite: upper division standing.