Asian Studies Major/Minor Course
History

Course Credits: 3
Asian Studies Major/Minor Course


Semester(s) Offered

  • Fall 2021 - In person
  • Fall 2019
  • Fall 2018
  • Fall 2017
  • Spring 2017
  • Fall 2014

Catalog Description

Focus on Jewish history from the Biblical period to the Spanish Expulsion in 1492. Study the origins of a group of people who call themselves, and whom others call, Jews. Focus on place, movement, power/powerlessness, gender, and the question of how to define Jews over time and place. Introduces Jews as a group of people bound together by a particular set of laws; looks at their dispersion and diversity; explores Jews' interactions with surrounding cultures and societies; introduces the basic library of Jews; sees how Jews relate to political power. Same as JWST 1818. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: historical context.


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