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FYSP 159 - Historical Perspectives of Contemporary Central Asia


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
HIST
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: CD, 4SS, WRi

What are the roots of the conflicts that today stretch across Iraq and Iran to Afghanistan and post-Soviet Central Asia? This seminar focuses on the socio-economic, political, and cultural factors that shaped the region, not the foreign policy dimensions of this history, and pays particular attention to the 19th c ‘Great Game’ between Russia and Britain and its transformation into the Cold War rivalry of the Soviet Union and United States. Enrollment limit: 14.
Instructor: H. Hogan



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