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Patricia J Woods
SISME 213
Seattle Campus

Introduction to the Modern Middle East

Major social and political trends in the Middle East during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Basic principles of Islam and its diversity, changing balance of power during the early modern period; European colonialism and withdrawal; pan-Arabism, nationalism, feminism and religious resurgence. Offered: jointly with NEAR E 213.

Class description

For a preliminary course outline, readings, and requirements, see the course website:

http://students.washington.edu/pjwoods/sisme213.htm

Or, you can send me an email for more information.

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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.
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Last Update by Patricia J Woods
Date: 03/30/1999