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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 4860 - History of Feminism and Women’s Rights

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): WMS 1001 or either HIS 1210 or HIS/WMS 1650, or permission of instructor

Description: The purpose of this course is to examine the history of American feminism from the Age of the Revolution to the present. Through the use of primary and secondary sources, the philosophies and strategies of women’s rights activists and organizations will be examined. Among the special topics to be considered are the conditions and intellectual currents in society that facilitated the growth of American feminism, the achievements of the women’s rights movement, the forces that opposed women’s rights, and the issues for debate within the feminist movements. Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or WMS.

Cross Listed Course(s): WMS 4860

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