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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
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HIST 384 - Perspectives in Mid-East History


Prerequisites: HIST 100  (for Majors) or consent of instructor
Fulfills a course requirement in the History Major, Minor or Core Concentration
Each semester this course is offered, a critical period or topic in the history of the Middle East shall be explored. Non-nation specific topics may include Myth and Mesopotamia which will relate the history of Mesopotamia through the myths of Gilgamesh, Enumma Elish, Adapa to name a few; Indigenous and Minoritized in the Middle East will attempt to define the term minority and highlight the history of Armenians, Assyrians, Jews, Kurds, Yezidis, Ahwazis among others; History of Middle Eastern Religions would look at the history and tenets of Judaism, Eastern Christianity, and Islam as well as lesser-known religions including Zoroastrianism, Yezidism, Bahaism, and Druzism; The History of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict will work to uncover the historical, cultural and social concerns of such ongoing discord and exploring possibilities for peace. This course may be repeated for credit, but students may not study the same subject more than once.

3 credits
Special Offering



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