African, Asian, and Latin American History

African, Asian, and Latin American History

01:508:304 Ottoman Empire (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Political, socioeconomic, and cultural history of the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1900, from frontier principality, to world empire, to post-Suleymanic crisis and change. Credit not given for both this course and 01:685:304.

01:508:305 Modern Turkey (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Introduction to the political, social, and cultural history of modern Turkey, from its late Ottoman origins to the recent past.

01:508:307 Women and Society in the Islamic Middle East (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
History of women and gender relations in the Islamic Middle East: origins of gender inequalities; women's functioning within society; reality versus literary depictions; and recent transformations. Credit not given for both this course and 01:988:308 or 01:685:307.

01:508:306 War and Revolution in Iran and Iraq (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Examines key episodes of conflict between Iran and Iraq in the 20th century, including Iran's Islamic revolution, the Iran-Iraq war, and the two U.S. led wars on Iraq. Investigates the longer-term roots of conflict and its social, political, and ideological consequences.

01:508:308 Jews in the Islamic World (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Explores the cultural, religious, and political history of Jews in the lands of Islam. Credit not given for both this course and 01:563:308.