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Studies in the History of Islam: Legal Categories and Social Realities

REL 509/NES 510/GSS 509

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This seminar explores the relationship between legal categories, especially categories of legal disability, and social and economic life in Medieval Muslim societies. We begin with "Being a Child" and conclude with "Being Dead." Readings include primary sources such as legal texts, chronicles, legal documents, coins and epigraphy. Classes in the Numismatics Collection and the Arabic manuscript collection at Firestone included.
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Section S01

  • Type: Seminar
  • Section: S01
  • Status: O
  • Enrollment: 1
  • Capacity: 10
  • Class Number: 42278
  • Schedule: T 01:30 PM-04:20 PM