European Women in the 19th Century

Fall 2019
WGST/History
3570
Core/Cross-listed
Cross-listed Course
Course Description

Satisfies Social Science General Education Requirement

This course will trace the history of European women from 1789 to 1900 exploring the ways women experienced the political, social, and economic transformations of the 19th century. We will look at how the French revolution, industrialization, class-formation, and colonialism redefined the lives of European women. Themes emphasized in this course include changes in family structure, work and gender-politics through the last century.