Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HI271
Survey of European Women's/Gender History
0.5 Credit

This course introduces students to the main events in European women’s history from the 18th century to the present day, and examines historians’ use of gender analysis for interpreting historical trends. Topics to be covered may include: the cult of domesticity and the Victorian feminine ideal; sex and morality; women and war; women under totalitarian systems; and women and the welfare state in the postwar period. {E} {S}