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European Women and Gender, 1650-Present


The contributions of women in modern Europe, as well as the ways that gender difference was employed in constructing political and social relations. Topics include scientific debates and women, the birth of feminism, women and the Industrial Revolution, prostitution, women and fascism, and changing concepts of masculinity. 

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Historical Thought distribution requirement. 
Students entering before 2012: satisfies History distribution requirement.