About the Course:
A general introduction to the history, politics, culture, and social life of the modern Middle East. Begins with the nineteenth century Ottoman reforms known as the Tanzimat and moves on to cover capitalist consolidation, the rise of European colonialism, the state-building process, social movements, Cold War politics, and the growth of the oil industry. Pays particular attention to how twentieth century transformations shaped new modes of identification including nationalism and citizenship, feminism, sectarianism, pan-Arabism, Third Worldism, Islamism.
Pre-requisites:No pre-requisites have been entered for this course.
Documents:View the course’s GauchoSpace page or the instructor’s page for documents: Sherene Seikaly
Schedule of Courses
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