Jan 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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ARIC 323/3323 - Marriage and the Family in the Medieval and Early Modern Middle East (3 cr.)



Description
Examination of the perspectives and approaches which define marriage, the family, the household and private life in the Middle East; the study of these questions in relation to larger issues such as Islamic law and changing social, political and economic structures, and how these are interlinked with family structure, sexual segregation, definitions of private and public. Sources include travellers’ accounts, legal works, architecture, deeds of pious foundations, and court records.

When Offered
Offered in alternate years.



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