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HIST573 - History of the Middle East

Course Details

Course Code: HIST573 Course ID: 4665 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

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 and HIST501)





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
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
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
Book Title:The Contemporary Middle East, A Westview Reader, 3rd ed.
ISBN:9780813348391
Publication Info:Westview Press
Author:Yambert
Unit Cost:$46.25

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.