Islam in Central Eurasia
Islam in Central Eurasia One course.
CCI, CZ, SS
Africa & the Middle East, Europe and Russia
Are you interested in Arab revolutions? In Islam and nationalism? In the history of Arab wars with Israel and the Palestinian struggle? The goal of this introductory course is to help you to read, think, and write critically about the region usually referred to as the modern Middle East. We...
The Foundations of Modern Terrorism. A comparative analysis of the origins and development of modern terrorism in the West (Europe, Russia, and the United States). One course.
History matters because it studies the past and critically looks at the legacy of the past in the present. How we study history is just as important. This course is a window to the historian’s workbench: a survey of the diverse methods and sources historians use to ponder and question the past...
The emergence, nature, and consequences of racial segregation (also known as Jim Crow) in the South and nation; how Jim Crow compares to the system of apartheid in South Africa; perspectives on black life and race relations in southern communities; and major challenges to Jim Crow by African...
Examines images and realities of North American Indian cultures and history from the pre-Columbian period, through the period of European-Indian contact in the 16th, 17th, & 18th centuries, to the first imperial expansion of the new U.S. nation in the 1810s. Constructions of cultural...
This course introduces students to the history of medicine through the study of medical practices and beliefs in China. Paying close attention to socio-historical context, we will explore how those beliefs formed, how the practices have changed over time, and in particular how the...
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