HIST168 History of the Middle East

This course explores the development of the modern Middle East, paying particular attention to the region's multiple cultures; the rise, spread, and influence of Islam; the challenges of imperialism; and the economic, social, and political changes that have occurred in the region since the 7th Century. Analysis will be made of the Middle East's influences on the West, and the shifting power relationships that have caused extensive conflict and turmoil among its people. Core: SIT, D.


3 credits