AAPTIS 100 - Peoples of the Middle East
Section: 001 Issues in Race & Ethnicity
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
RE, HU
Other:
WorldLit
Other Course Info:
Taught in English.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

This course will survey Middle Eastern political, social, and cultural history from Sumer (3000 BC) to Khomeini's Iran (1979-89). The lectures, readings, and visuals (web, movies, slides) are all geared towards providing the student with a sense of the nature of authority, political and cultural styles, the fabric of society, attitudes and behaviors, heroes and villains, that are and were part of the heritage of those peoples who lived in the lands between the Nile and Oxus rivers, generally referred to as the Middle East.

Course Requirements:

Throughout the academic term you will have two quizzes, a midterm, and a cumulative final exam. A one-page synopsis of your readings will be due weekly for your discussion section.

Intended Audience:

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AAPTIS 100 - Peoples of the Middle East
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
10913
Open
21
 
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MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE WHEN THEY ELECT A DISCUSSION. DIS SECTIONS WILL NOT MEET BEFORE THE FIRST LEC.
002 (DIS)
P
10914
Open
6
 
-
Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
10915
Open
4
 
-
W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
10916
Open
5
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
17364
Open
3
 
-
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
P
17530
Open
3
 
-
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
007 (DIS)
P
17533
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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ISBN: 1405149116
A history of the Ancient Near East : ca. 3000-323 BC, Author: Marc Van De Mieroop., Publisher: Blackwell publ. 2nd ed. 2007
Required
ISBN: 9780521779333
A history of Islamic societies, Author: Ira M. Lapidus., Publisher: Cambridge Univ. Press 2. ed., 1. 2002
Required
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