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HIST653 - History of American Women

Course Details

Course Code: HIST653 Course ID: 3513 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a study of the historical experience of women in America from the colonial period through modern times. Topics include the evolution of women's work, education, legal and political status, religious experience and sex roles as well as age, class, race, sexual preference and region as significant variables in women's experience.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/30/19 - 05/29/20 06/01/20 - 07/26/20 Spring 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Cherokee Women : Gender and Culture Change, 1700-1835
Publication Info:Bison Books
Author:Perdue, Theda
Unit Cost:$19.35
Book Title:The World Split Open: How the Modern Women’s Movement Changed America: Revised and Updated
Publication Info:Penguin Books
Author:Ruth Rosen
Unit Cost:$21.40
Book Title:To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790 (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:UNC Press
Author:Joan R. Gundersen
Unit Cost:$53.41
Book Title:Century of Struggle: The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States
Publication Info:Harvard University Press
Author:Flexner and Fitzpatrick
Unit Cost:$34.40
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*
Book Title:Our Mother's War : American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II
Publication Info:Free Press
Author:Yellin, Emily
Unit Cost:$19.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.