AAAS 357: Reading in African American Women History

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HIST 357

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Explores select topics in the history of African American women from the era of antebellum slavery to the present, using such primary sources as slave narratives, autobiographies, documents and historical monographs. Topics include gender relations in the slave community, the gendered nature of slave resistance and rebellion, the politics of economic emancipation, women's activism and the role of women in the Civil Rights and Black Power movements.