HIST 152 - Women in World History: From Prehistoric Times to the Present
A comparative historical exploration of women's roles in public and private life in various world societies from the Paleolithic era to the Eighteenth century. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the contribution women have made to political, intellectual, economic and social developments within diverse cultures. Topics discussed will include: male and female perceptions of sex roles and gender norms in various societies; women's roles within the family; modes of social, economic and political participation for women outside the family; female education, and gynecological knowledge. Readings will be drawn from a wide array of primary sources, as well as important secondary literature.
Flexible Core - World Cultures & Global Issues
Academic Progress Units
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