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HIST 436 History Of The Modern Middle East Select Term:
A survey designed to introduce students with basic themes and problems of Middle East history from the Ottoman conquest to the Oslo Peace Process with special emphasis on the period from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth centuries. Establishment of Ottoman rule in Arab provinces, Arab Ottoman society and culture, European expansionism beginning from Napoleon's invasion of Egypt, impact of the west in general, coming of the modern, reforming governments, rise of the intelligentsia, nationalism, Islamic revivalist modernism (salafiyya), Constitutionalism and constitutional revolutions in the Ottoman Empire and Iran, Collapse of the Ottoman order, imperialism and zenith of European power, Arab struggle for independence, consolidation of the Yishuv and birth of Israel, collapse of the European empires, radicalisation of Arab politics and Nasserism, Baathist regimes in Syria and Iraq, Iranian Revolution, Israeli-Palestinian question.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 6.000
Prerequisite : Undergraduate level SPS 101 Minimum Grade of D OR Undergraduate level SPS 102 Minimum Grade of D
Corequisite : -
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