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Graduate Record 2010-2011 
Graduate Record 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ARAB 5270 - Culture & Society of Contemp. Arab Mid. East

This course will address some of the religious, socio-political, and historical factors that have contributed to the shaping of the Arab Middle East and Arab identity(s) in the modern age. From the rise of Islam in the 7th century A.D., to the Ottoman Empire, to the colonial remapping of the Middle East during the period of the two World Wars,to the Gulf and Iraq wars, this course will help students gain an understanding of modern Arab culture.

Credits: 3