History 1503

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History 1503
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Social Science
Course Code
Hist 1503
Semester / Year
Course Description

Course Objective: By the end of this course, students should have a nuanced vision of the politics, society and culture of the modern Middle East. The course will be chronological in approach and begin at the end of the 18th century and conclude with the contemporary Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Major themes that will be addressed in this course are: colonialism, empire, gender, class, religion, sectarianism and contemporary revolution.


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