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HIS 281 - European Women and Social Change

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II. Fulfills 3 credits towards Women Studies minor.

Course Description: This course examines a variety of topics in European women's history since 1700, focusing particularly on the results of recent research in this field. We will discuss such topics as: the impact of industrialization and class formation on European concepts of masculinity, femininity, and sexuality; masculine "honor" and duels in the 19th century; work roles assigned to men and women in the factory and the family; gender and the rise of mass consumer culture in the 20th century; women and the European welfare state; and women in Eastern European socialist societies.

Course Rotation: NYC: TBA.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial, Online Course

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Exploratory Course

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: