Sep 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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HIS 3550 - The Islamic World


[LGCC4] This course is a survey of the heart of the Islamic world and its transformation from the age of Mohammed to modern nation to states. The instruction includes the analysis of traditional society, political, economic, and cultural influence of the West, the rise of nationalism, autocracy in the Arab world, Iran, Turkey, Central Asia, Afghanistan; the Arab to Israeli dilemma; the Islamic revolution and spread of fundamentalism; the Persian Gulf conflict and its consequences; modernization and social change and the region’s geopolitical role in the contemporary world.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is sophomore standing or permission. This course is offered every odd-numbered fall.

Credits: 3



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