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Faculty of Arts and SciencesHistoryWilfrid Rollman
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2017-2018  (show academic calendar)TuTh   1:00 p.m. - 1:59 p.m.Sever 203 (FAS)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
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.

Exam Group

Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.