HIS-135 History of the Middle East

This course analyzes the rise of Islam with an emphasis on its cultural, intellectual, and scientific contributions to Middle Eastern civilization. Islam is examined as a religion, as a vast imperial political system, and as an advanced culture. Special attention is given to current Mideast conflicts and to the role of the United Nations in the region. International confrontation and collaboration in the region is examined. Lecture [3.00].



Syllabus for this course.