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History (HIST)

Department of History
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

HIST 2708 [1.0 credit]

The Middle East since 1798

Development of the civilization and culture of the Middle East from 1798 to the present emphasizing the mutual discovery of East and West, the search for identity, the impact of colonialism and international rivalry, and social, religious and cultural change within a continuing tradition. (Field d) (Also listed as RELI 2322.)
Lectures three hours a week.

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