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HIS 259 Modern Middle East

Explores the political, economic, social and cultural development of the Middle East from the late Ottoman Empire to the present. Focuses upon the influences of Islam and Western ideas, diplomacy, and economic involvement upon institutions and ideas of modern Middle Eastern society, while exploring the perspectives of gender, class, race, and ethnicity. Also focuses upon developing, practicing, and strengthening the skills historians use while constructing knowledge in this discipline.

Credits

3

Contact Hours

45

Prerequisite

Equivalent testing score (e.g., ENG 121 or higher,) or enrollment in or completion of CCR 092 or CCR 093 or CCR 094. The CCR course or ENG 121 may be taken concurrently with this course.

GT Code

*(GT-HI1)