Readings/ Videos

Each week students will answer the following questions based on the readings from the textbook found below: (4 total offered 6 times) Each answer to each question should be at least 5 sentences.

*there will be no weekly writing due the weeks of exams

*students must skip two (no more than 10 will be graded)

What are the most important historical events represented from the readings?

What was the historical context?

What was the most relevant historical theme?

What were the results?

What were the implications?

The textbooks for this course

William Cleveland, The Modern Middle East 4th edition is the textbook

Writing Assignments:

Debate paper (Both Huntington and Said links for this assignment)

Samuel Huntington

Edward Said

West Beirut  Link




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