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THEO 7010 Islam and History in the Middle East (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An in-depth study of the role of Islam in Middle Eastern history from the pre-Islamic era through the 18th century with emphasis on engagement with primary documents. We will introduce methods of historiography and the growth of the Arabic language historical tradition and will examine the role of Islamic thought and practice, Sunni, Shii, and Sufi alike, in the development of society and civilization across time and space.


Instructor(s): Natana De-Long Bas

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: ICSP7010

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Last Updated: 29-Jun-15