2023-2024 Catalog

HIST 208 The Middle East (1200-1700): Arabs, Crusaders, Mongols, Turks and More

This course studies the Middle East from the 13th through the 17th century. The goal of the course is to provide a survey of the political, social, and cultural movements of this region over the course of five hundred years. This course will offer students an opportunity to learn a great deal about Islam, the fall and development of empires, and the importance of urban and social history. [SS]