HIST 1882 - The Middle East in the Twentieth Century or return to Course Catalog Search
205837 – Section 001
|Faculty of Arts and Sciences||History||Wilfrid Rollman|
|Term||Day and Time||Location|
|Fall 2017-2018 (show academic calendar)||TuTh 1:00 p.m. - 1:59 p.m.||Sever 203 (FAS)|
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Credit in Faculty of Arts and Sciences is equivalent to:
Graduate and Undergraduate
A lecture course which identifies and analyzes the historical legacies and developments which have shaped society, culture, and politics in the Middle East since the First World War. Lectures, discussions, and course materials will provide students an opportunity to discover and develop an understanding of the most important institutions, transformations, and challenges experienced by states and societies in the region during the twentieth century. Colonial legacies, nationalism, the creation of independent nation states, the quest for justice, the roles and status of women, Islamism, the environment, and the quest for peace and prosperity will be among the topics discussed.
|Eligible for cross-registration|
With permission of instructor/subject to availability
MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.