Course: HIST 426. A History of the Modern Middle East 1798-1979 (3)
Preparatory: HIST 185. This course will trace the development of religion, government, culture and society in the Middle East in the modern period (1798-1979 CE). This course is designed to be an investigation of different perspectives on the history of the Middle East from 1789, the date of Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt, until roughly the Iranian Revolution of 1979. The focus of this class will be on individual and collective reactions to the dramatic changes happening during this period. Available for graduate credit.