JUDAIC 317 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Section: 002 Law in the Pre-Modern World
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
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May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
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This course is a historical and comparative introduction to the study of law, thus exposing students to a variety of ancient and medieval legal cultures across the globe. Besides grappling with the basic question of what law actually is, we investigate how law was made and justified, how laws were involved in governing and regulating human relations and transactions, and shifting notions of justice. We examine a range of famous and lesser-known legal sources and materials (codes, narratives, documents, trial records, cases, rituals, performances and ceremonies) as well as literature drawn from history, anthropology, and political theory.

JUDAIC 317 - Topics in Judaic Studies
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001 (REC)
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Meets with AmCult 301.001
002 (LEC)
MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Meets with History 257.001
010 (SEM)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Meets with CompLit 372.001
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