AAPTIS 487 - Modern Middle East History
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credits:
4
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course treats the emergence of the modern Middle East in the modern period, roughly from the late 18th century to the present. It deals with reformist attempts to meet the European challenge, the age of colonialism, the rise of nationalism, development strategies of socialism and capitalism, the impact of Israeli and Palestinian nationalism, the petroleum factor, the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Saddam Hussein's Iraq, the Gulf War and the war on terror. Grading is based upon a midterm, a short paper and a final.

AAPTIS 487 - Modern Middle East History
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
37671
Open
73
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
38939
Open
14
 
-
W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
38941
Open
15
 
-
W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
38943
Open
7
 
-
W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
41215
Open
20
 
-
W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
41217
Open
17
 
-
W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
50315
Open
10
 
-
TBA
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ISBN: 0521528917
A history of modern Iran, Author: Ervand Abrahamian., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2008
Required
ISBN: 1860649580
Turkey a modern history, Author: Erik J. Zurcher, Publisher: Tauris [Nachdr.] 2005
Required
ISBN: 0521700760
A history of Egypt : from the Arab conquest to the present, Author: Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2nd ed. 2008
Required
ISBN: 0312437366
Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict Charles D. Smith., Author: Charles D. Smith., Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's 6th ed. 2007
Required
ISBN: 0521878233
A history of Iraq, Author: Charles Tripp., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 3rd ed. 2007
Required
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