Jul 01, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 319W - History of the Modern Middle East 3 hours


As an introduction to the social, political, religious and intellectual history of the Middle East from the 1700s to the present day, this course pays particular attention to the following topics: the nature of the Middle Eastern social and political institutions; tensions between reform and purifying impulses in Islamic religious currents; the Ottoman period, western imperialism; paths of modernization; the Arab-Israeli conflict; the historical context for the emergence of political Islam. This course is designated Writing-Intensive. Cross-listed as HIST 319W  . Prerequisites: Any 3 hours of HIST; and ENGL 133W  



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