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HIST 4550 Gender & The Wild West

4 hours


Women of the American West to the Wild West? Gender in the American West.
This course highlights the history of the North American West through the lens of gender from precontact to present, and explores topics of myth and stereotypes; gender roles in the home, family, and community; as well as addressing questions of race, class, and ethnicity.  HIST4550 meets with HIST3550.  The requirements of the courses are the same EXCEPT that a research paper is required for students in 4550.
Prerequisite(s): HIST 1010 Topics in United States History to 1877, or permission of the instructor.