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Middle Eastern History: 500-1600

Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as ASLC-126  |  History, as HIST-190

Formerly listed as: ASLC-26  |  HIST-19

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Faculty

Monica M. Ringer (Section 01)

Description

(Offered as HIST 190 [MEP] and ASLC 126 [WA]) This course surveys the history of the Middle East from the outset of the Islamic period to the beginning of the modern period. It is divided into the following segments: the formative period of Islam, the classical caliphates, the classical courts, the Mongols, and the great empires of the Ottomans and the Safavids. The course is organized chronologically and follows the making and breaking of empires and political centers; however, the focus of the course is on the intellectual, social, cultural and religious developments in these periods. Two class meetings per week.Fall semester.  Professor Ringer.

Cost: 0 ?

Keywords

Attention to Writing, Transnational or World Cultures Taught in English

Offerings

2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013