2020-2021 University Catalog 
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2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 459 - Seminar on Modern Middle Eastern History (ME)

Covers selected topics in the history of the Middle East from 1600 AD, including political and social institutions of the Ottoman Empire, European economic and cultural penetration, and the colonialism and nationalisms that developed from 1798. Although the majority of the assigned readings focus on the territories once belonging to the Ottoman Empire, research on Iran and the Persian Gulf as well as some Central Asian and/or North African territories is allowed. Students become familiar with the major historiographical debates in the field and are expected to refer to them in their independent research projects. (ME)

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: HIST 105  or HIST 359   or equivalent experience
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Liberal Arts CORE: None

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