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WGS 386 The Recovery of Women’s Past
(Also HST 386)
4 hours; 4 credits
An examination of the history of women, beginning with ancient and classical notions of patriarchy in Mediterranean and Near Eastern cultures. Review of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic prescriptions about women as a basis for understanding the changes in modern Western history.
Approximately half of the course will examine the past two centuries when women’s movements, feminisms, gender analysis, and sexual liberation evolved. (social science) (p&d) NOTE: This courses satisfies the College Option.
Prerequisites: Any 200-level history course and ENG 151
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