HIS 225 - History of Women

This course in social and intellectual history examines ideas about women and women┬┐s status in society in selected periods of history. Emphasis is placed on t'e reading and interpretation of primary source material. Topics included are: the historiography of women's history; examples of matriarchy; women in the Ancient Near East; Greece and Rome in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance; the role of women in the American slave and plantation society; women in the modern capitalist and socialist worlds.
Prerequisite: One semester of history or departmental approval

Course Credit: 3