Minor in Middle East Studies - A History of the Modern Middle East HIST 2504   A History of the Modern Middle East
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course focuses on the history of the Middle East from World War One until the creation of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in 2014. It pays particular attention to the Mandate period and the subsequent creation of the state of Israel in 1948, the emergence of Arab nationalism, the Algerian revolution, the Baath rule in Syria and Iraq, the Arab-Israeli wars, the rise of political Islam, and the Arab uprisings between 2011 and 2013.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Discussion