Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Apr 13, 2024  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 416 - Modern Middle East: History, Politics and Culture

Credits 3
Recommended prior coursework: GEOG-220, HIST-120, HIST-130. The Middle East is a region many in the West today view with apprehension and hostility. This course will examine the historical, cultural and political forces from the 19th and 20th centuries that have made the region what it is today. Special emphasis will be given to understanding contemporary Islamic and Jewish politics and culture, as well as ways the West has interacted with the Middle East over the past century.
HIST-140 (Required, Previous).