ITALIAN 240 - Italian Mafia
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Italian (ITALIAN)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Other Course Info:
Taught in English.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course, taught entirely in English, incorporates history, literature and movies to analyze a “typically Italian” social phenomenon, the mafia. From its historical origin in nineteenth century Sicily to its global reach today, we will study the mafia as a cultural phenomenon, a social structure, a form of terrorism, and a challenge to international policing.

ITALIAN 240 - Italian Mafia
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
3Y1 or Y2
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

ISBN: 1403970424
Cosa Nostra : a history of the Sicilian Mafia, Author: John Dickie., Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 1st Palgra 2005
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 0143120131
The potter's field, Author: Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli., Publisher: Penguin Books 2011
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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