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HIST 262
The Modern Middle East


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduction to the political, social, economic, and cultural patterns of development in the Middle East from 1798 to the present. Topics begin with the Reforms of the Ottoman Empire and conclude with the American occupation of Iraq. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop an understanding and appreciation for the customs, religion, and attitudes of the peoples of the Middle East
  • Realize how the region is connected to, and affects our daily lives

  • Course Topics
  • Geography and climate
  • Reform of the Ottoman Empire
  • Era of Colonization and Mandates
  • Struggle for Independence
  • Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • Petroleum Wealth
  • Iranian Revolution and the Resurgence of Islam
  • American Invasion and Occupation

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.