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|HIST 296 - History of the Middle East I|
This first offering in a two-course sequence introduces students to the history of the Middle East. Surveying the region's history prior to the eighteenth century, it considers the emergence of the world's earliest civilizations; the rise of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and the spread of Arab, Turkish, and Persian Empires. Emphasis is placed on the Middles East's place in global trade networks and imperial conflicts.
4.000 Credit hours
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar
Social Sciences Division
G4, Non-European/Non U.S. History, Pre-1700 History, IGS--Middle East, International & Global Studies
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