Nov 24, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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HIST 284 - A Survey of Modern Middle East History


Prerequisites: HIST 100  or permission from instructor
Fulfills a course requirement in the History Major, Minor, or Core Concentration
This course will introduce students to the political, religious and historical developments of the modern Middle East. It will focus on the period following the decline of the Ottoman Empire in the beginning of the 20th century through the modern day. The course will provide the student with a foundation for further study on the Middle East. The course will be predominantly political history and issues to be discussed may include a focus on the Arab-Israeli conflict, role of oil in the world, religious extremism, the Lebanese civil war, the Iraq war, and the Iranian revolution.

3 credits
Fall



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