Academic Catalog

HIST510 WOMEN"S EXPERIENCE WITH HIERARCHY & THE STATE

Course Code: 2400510
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Focusing on two empires, the Ottoman and Chinese, the course will explore the changing role and status of women over time. Taking cultural factors into consideration womens role will be examined within the changing patterns of state traditions of these two sedentary empires, counter examples will be drawn from Inner Asian nomadic empires as well as from the tribal peoples of the border areas.