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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 3335 - History of the Middle East from Muhammad to the Present (3)

When Offered: Fall. Odd-numbered years
History of the Middle East from the sixth century until today. A broad historical survey of the region’s religious, socioeconomic, geopolitical and technological development. Topics include the formation of early Islamic states until the Middle East’s encounter with the West circa 1800; the region’s subsequent experiences with colonization, modernization, social change, war, nationalism; the Arab-Israeli conflict; and political Islam.