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JWST 281 - Jewish Communities of the Ottoman Empire, 1453-1914

FC SSCI CD
4 credits
This course focuses on Jewish communities of the Near East and North Africa from the conquest of Constantinople to World War I. It examines the experiences of Jews as one of many minorities, with special attention to the permeability of social boundaries within a multiethnic, multi-religious, and multicultural empire. Emphasis will be placed on the history of Jewish-Muslim relations, specifically in contrast to the experiences of Jewish communities within Christendom.
This course is cross-listed with HIST 230




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