HIST 328: The Modern Middle East (3, NW)

A survey of the Middle Eastern history from 1800 to the present. Topics include the integration of the Ottoman Empire into the world economic system, early efforts of defensive modernization, European imperial influence, cultural and intellectual trends in the nineteenth century, World War I and the formation of the modern state system, the origins and spread of nationalism, social change in the twentieth century, the challenge of Islamic social movements, and the Arab-Israeli conflict. LEC
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