History of the Modern Middle East
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Explores the modern history of the region extending from Egypt to Iran, and from Turkey to the Arabian Peninsula. Examines the pattern of reforms brought about in the 19th century to meet the European challenge, the emergence of the state system and the rise of nationalism, the struggle for political and economic independence, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the oil factor, the politicization of religion and the impact of the Gulf Wars.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 277, HIST 265 (if taken in the same topic).
Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.