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2021-2022 Catalog
ASH 3223: (CD)(FC)Middle East

Course Description for (CD)(FC)Middle East

ASH3223: (CD)(FC)Middle East
An introduction to the historical forces shaping the Middle East, such as Islam, nationalism, Westernization, and nation-state building. Topics covered include: Islamic civilization, the Ottoman Empire, the Eastern Question, the Arab awakening, the Iranian Revolution, the Arab-Israeli dispute, and the regional and global repercussions of contemporary issues.