Book Review #2
Gabriele Vom Brucks article, Naturalising, Neutralising Womens Bodies: The
Headscarf Affair and the Politics of Repression evaluates the headscarf affairs effect on
women in both France and Germany. Vom Bruck argues that evaluatio
Lecture September 12, 2013
French Revolution made previous class systems irrelevant.
o This made people question where they stood in society.
The sources she had access to tend to be from people of wealthier backgrounds.
Book Review #1
Anne-Clare Rebreyends article, May 68 and the Changes in Private Life: A Sexual
Liberation? evaluates the evolution of the perceptions of sex in France following the crisis of
May 68. She argues that these events were driven h
History 386H: Sex & the City
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Why are gender and sexuality critical parts of studying history, and how do they reveal
change over time?
2 overlapping phenomenon of this course.
Well discuss definitions of gender, sex, and sexual
Lecture September 19, 2013
In the commercialized West End of London, respectable women and prostitutes were
The urban space was being constructed as a male space because women were still being
seen as marginal to public spac
Lecture September 17, 2013
Article reviews are due the day we discuss them in class.
o After you get it back, you have 1 week to do a rewrite.
By the mid-1900s, Britain had become the industrial capital of the world.
Traditional family dy
History Review Session: Test 1
Example: Define the term biopolitics. Provide 2 examples of how biopolitics was used in
the 19th century.
o Example: Prostitution, regulation systems in France [from article].
Cheat Sheet: 8 X 11, front and ba
Lecture September 10, 2013
Cities range back as far as 5000 BCE in Sumer [present-day Iraq].
Cities emerged after the Neolithic Revolution, the domestication of agriculture.
It was the invention of the city that allowed for things like labo
History 386H Exam 2 Study Guide
French colonial subjects had many hoops to jump through to gain citizenship; they had to
meet some criteria certain French citizens didnt even meet.
European migrants were seen as more favorable than colonia
Lecture October 29, 2013
Germany 1939: France needed to be defeated, since it would never permit such German
expansion without a fight. But Hitler wasnt interested in occupying France.
Hitler also hoped that Britain could be bought off, and