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Gender and Power in Early North America 1600-1800


The course analyzes early American gender roles as culturally constructed and contested among European Americans, Native Americans, and African Americans. Explores how gender ideologies and their attendant power relations ordered social, familial, sexual, religious, and political life in colonial and early postcolonial North America. Prerequisite: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL. (WPS GRC IB)