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Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 381 - Colonial and Post-Colonial States in the Middle East and North Africa


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3SS, CD

Through monographs, fiction, documentaries and movies, this course examines issues of state, social and cultural formations in the region during colonial and post-colonial periods. Looking at states such Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Morocco, Iran and Turkey, we study issues of modernity and capitalism, national identities, nation and gender, rise and fall of Arab nationalism and socialism, democratization and economic liberalization, societies of “oil,” Islamic movements, and, finally, globalization. Enrollment limit: 12.
Instructor: Z. Abul-Magd



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