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The Middle East: From Islam to Nationalism

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
333
Course Credits: 
3

This course examines Middle Eastern history from the time of Muhammad to the present, with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries: the origins and spread of Islam, the rise and fall of the Ottoman and Safavid Empires, the era of European imperialism, and the development of the contemporary Middle East. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.