Western Imperialism in the Middle East and North Africa
Formerly: HIST 444
Examines the rise and decline of European political and economic power over different parts of the Middle East and North Africa. Includes: theories of imperialism; the increasing integration of the region into the world economy in the 19th century; patterns and structures of colonial rule; changing ways of life and thought in colonized societies; the nationalist and religious opposition to European influence; the legacies of imperial rule in post-colonial nations.
- Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 379, HIST 440 (if taken in the same topic), HIST 444.