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Selim Sirri Kuru
NEAR E 210
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Islamic Civilization

Major developments in Islamic civilization from advent of Islam in seventh century to present. Islamic history, law, theology, and mysticism, as well as the politics, cultures, and literatures of the various Islamic societies. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 210.

Class description

Student learning goals

Time-lines of Islamic history

Vocabulary/Terminology relevant for scholarly study of Islam

Geography of Islam, modern Muslim-majority countries

Important historical characters in Islamic history

General method of instruction

Lectures and quiz sections. Students are expected to come to the lectures prepared.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Selim Sirri Kuru
Date: 03/18/2011