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HIST573 - History of the Middle East

 

This course will explore the Middle East by examining its history, politics, and culture while keeping an eye on the wide variety of individual experience of those living in the Middle East. Included in this process, students will focus on how Middle Eastern peoples have adapted to their physical environment as nomads, city dwellers, empire builders, and developed agriculture. In addition, this course will examine the rise of Islam, the Arabic conquests, early empires and their continuities with the Pre-Islamic past. Recommended Prerequisites: HIST500 Historical Research Methods, and HIST501 Historiography.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: The Modern Middle East: A Sourcebook for History
ISBN: 9780199236312
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Amin, Fortna and Frierson
Unit Cost: $109.35
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Book Title: A Concise History of the Middle East, 11th ed.
ISBN: 9780813349626
Publication Info: Westview Press
Author: Goldschmidt, Arthur J and Bourn, Aomar
Unit Cost: $53.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: The Contemporary Middle East, A Westview Reader, 3rd ed. (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.)
ISBN: 9780813348391
Publication Info: Westview Press
Author: Yambert
Unit Cost: $46.25
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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