Comparative History of Crime and Punishment

This course will explore the transformation of crime and punishment in England, France, and America over five centuries. In doing so, it will focus on the connections between forms of government, cultural norms, and punishment. How do ideas about government and its rightful exercise connect to which actions are deemed crimes, and to how those crimes are punished?

Sister Courses: HIST289A, HIST289B, HIST289C, HIST289E, HIST289I, HIST289K, HIST289N, HIST289O, HIST289R, HIST289T, HIST289V, HIST289X, HIST289Y

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