HIST 1600

HIST 1600

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Through discussion of a variety of high-profile and lesser-known trials throughout history, this course will examine a range of issues in the history of law and criminality. We will study the relationship between ideology and law in different societies, the politics of trials, the theory and practice of punishment, and the relationship of trials to terror(ism) and social marginalization. Cases to be covered include: Socrates, Jesus Christ, Joan of Arc, the French Revolutionary Terror, the Russian revolutionary terrorists, the Dreyfus Affair, the Stalinist show trials, Charles Manson, OJ Simpson, and Pussy Riot.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (HA-AS, ETM-AS, HST-AS)
Course Subfield (HNU)(HEU)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16695HIST 1600  LEC 001

  • 16696HIST 1600  DIS 201

  • 16697HIST 1600  DIS 202

  • 16698HIST 1600  DIS 203

  • 16699HIST 1600  DIS 204

  • 16700HIST 1600  DIS 205

  • 16701HIST 1600  DIS 206

  • 16702HIST 1600  DIS 207

  • 16703HIST 1600  DIS 208

  • 16704HIST 1600  DIS 209

  • 16705HIST 1600  DIS 210

  • 16706HIST 1600  DIS 211

  • 16707HIST 1600  DIS 212