This is the blog for History 175, Claremont McKenna College, fall 2013. It is open only to students enrolled in the course. Please use this blog to post articles and links related to the broad theme of women and politics. You can also post comments or questions on our readings, reflections on outside events that you attend, and notices of upcoming events of interest to the class. To generate discussion, please also read and comment on other postings. Check back regularly for updates!
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Angela Merkel, "A Woman for All Seasons"
This recent op-ed in the New York Times argues that Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, "comes across as a solid anchor of rationality in what is at times a sea of male irrationality."