African, Asian, and Latin American History

African, Asian, and Latin American History

01:508:110 Political Islam: Present and Past

  • Academic Credits: 3

Introduction to Islamic political thought and practice. Emphasis on how historical knowledge can help us to understand contemporary debates over the place of Islam in the modern world. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:110 and 01:840:125.

01:508:191,192 Global Topics

  • Academic Credits: 3
  • Mode of Instruction: Lecture

Study of special topics in global history at the introductory level.

  • Section 90: Islamophobia

01:508:201 Islamic Civilization (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Survey of Islamic societies from seventh-century Arabia to modern times. Religious, political, military, social, economic, and cultural institutions and organizational patterns. Credit not given for both this course and 01:014:205.

01:508:200 Ancient Near East (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Origins and development of the societies of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Asia Minor, and Palestine, through the period of the Persian Empire. Credit not given for both this course and 01:563:200 or 01:685:200.

01:508:205 History of the Modern Middle East (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Shaping of Middle Eastern politics and society since 1800 out of the Islamic/Ottoman legacies and under the impact of modernity and Western encroachment. Credit not given for both this course and 01:563:205 or 01:685:203.