Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 491 - MIDDLE EAST SECTARIANISM

Long Title: COEXISTENCE AND SECTARIANISM IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Seminar will examine the validity of the notion of age-old religious and tribal violence in the region, relate the nature of religious violence in the Ottoman Empire to Zionism in Palestine and sectarianism in Lebanon, and analyze the sectarian struggle in contemporary Iraq in light of the American occupation.