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HIST0108

Early Islam and Middle East

The Early History of Islam and the Middle East
This course is an introduction to the history of Islamic civilizations from the advent of Islam around 610 C.E. to the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople in 1453. The principal geographic areas covered are the Middle East and North Africa. Since "Islam" encompasses not simply a religion but an entire cultural complex, this course will trace the development of religious, political, economic, and social institutions in this region. Topics covered include the early Islamic conquests, the rise of religious sectarianism, gender relations, and the expansion of Islamic empires. Pre-1800. 3 hrs lect./disc.
Subject:
History
Department:
History
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL HIS SOC

Sections

Fall 2012

HIST0108A-F12 Lecture (Armanios)
HIST0108X-F12 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Y-F12 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Z-F12 Discussion (Armanios)

Spring 2011

HIST0108A-S11 Lecture (Armanios)
HIST0108Y-S11 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Z-S11 Discussion (Armanios)

Spring 2010

HIST0108A-S10 Lecture (Armanios)
HIST0108X-S10 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Y-S10 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Z-S10 Discussion (Armanios)

Fall 2006

HIST0108A-F06 Lecture (Armanios)
HIST0108X-F06 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Y-F06 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Z-F06 Discussion (Armanios)

Fall 2004

HIST0108A-F04 Lecture (Armanios)
HIST0108X-F04 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Y-F04 Discussion (Armanios)
HIST0108Z-F04 Discussion (Armanios)