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Academic Year 2005/2006
Arab World in the 20th Century
HIST 234 SP
This course surveys history, culture and religion of the contemporary Arabic-speaking countries. Emphasis is on current problems. The Arab-Israeli conflict, Westernization versus Islam, U.S. involvement in the region.
William Cleveland, A HISTORY OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST
Charles Smith, PALESTINE AND THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT
Eric Davis, MEMORIES OF THE STATE: POLITICS, HISTORY, AND COLLECTIVE IDENTITY IN MODERN IRAQ
Kepel, JIHAD: THE TRAIL OF
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Midterm exam. Two five page papers on assigned topics. Three in-class quizzes, finl exam.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Attendance and class participation will be factored into final grade
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Masters,Bruce A.
- Times: .M.W.F. 09:00AM-09:50AM; Location: PAC004;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 40)
- SR. major: 5 Jr. major: 5
- SR. non-major: 5 Jr. non-major: 5 SO: 10 FR: 10
- Curricular Renewal: Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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