MES 301k • INTRODUCTION TO THE MIDDLE EAST: Religious, Cultural, Historical Foundation
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
A survey of the history of the Middle East from before the rise of Islam to the beginnings of the Ottoman and Safavid dynasties. The course provides an introduction to the political, social, and cultural evolution of Islamic civilization.
Three exams, 75%; one paper, 25%.
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