HIST 236 - MIDDLE EAST:SOCIETY/STATE/ECON
Long Title: STATE, SOCIETY, AND THE ECONOMY IN THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Arab societies are often studied through the lens of cultural, religious, tribal, or kinship relations, with little attention to the role of the state and the economy. This course will examine the intersection of politics, social movements, and economics in the building of nation-states from the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and up to the Arab uprisings.