Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 493 - EARLY MODERN EMPIRES

Long Title: EARLY MODERN EMPIRES
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: The Ottoman, Safavid, Mughal and Uzbek Empires shared similar origins but each developed distinct imperial understandings of power and legitimacy, gender, religion, aesthetics. This seminar is a comparative and cross-regional study of early modern Islamic culture and society, its inspiration and legacy. Open to juniors and seniors. Open to others only with permission of instructor. (Please note that class rank is determined by year of matriculation, not credits.)