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POLI 2403 Rise and Rule of Islamic States (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course explores the nature of Islamic political systems from the Arab caliphates, Mongol Khanates, and Turkic conquests to the problems and prospects faced by Muslim states today. The modern states to be examined include Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Iran, as well as Muslim enclaves inside Russia such as Chechnya. Islamic philosophy, religion, and culture will also be treated.


Instructor(s): Kathleen Bailey

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Satisfies Cultural Diversity requirement


Last Updated: 27-Feb-14