HIST081 - HIST MID EAST SINCE 1800

Description: 
A survey of the modern Middle East with special emphasis on the experiences of ordinary men and women as articulated in biographies, novels, and regional case studies. Issues covered include the collapse of empires and the rise of a new state system following WWI, and the roots and consequences of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the Iranian revolution and the U.S.-Iraq War. Themes include: the colonial encounter with Europe and the emergence of nationalist movements, the relationship between state and society, economic development and international relations, and religion and cultural identity.
Instructors: 
KASHANI-SABET, FIROOZEH
Day and Time: 
MW 1100AM-1200PM
Room: 
COLLEGE HALL 200
Activity: 
LEC
Cross Listings: 
  • NELC031401
Registration Notes: 
SECTION ACTIVITY CO-REQUISITE REQUIRED; CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS; HISTORY & TRADITION SECTOR