HIST 282: Survey of Middle Eastern Civilization
HIST 282-001: Survey of Middle East Civilization II
10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR
Robinson Hall A208
Section Information for Spring 2018
This course will examine the events and processes that have shaped the modern Middle East. In the first half of the course, students will explore the varying histories of nation-states that comprise this region, while in the second half, the focus will be on challenges confronting the region as a whole, such as the impact of economic modernization, the consequences of war and civil war, the issue of gender, and ideological change and the Arab Spring. These topics will be investigated based on readings, documentaries, literature and films by and about the Middle East.
Course Information from the University Catalog
Survey of Middle Eastern history from rise of Islam to present, emphasizing processes that led to emergence of economic, cultural, social, and political institutions that characterize region today. Surveys medieval period to present. Limited to three attempts.
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