HIST 0215 - Introduction to the Middle East, Africa and Asia

Credits: 3

This course uses primary sources, biography, short novels, and film to engage students in learning and discussion about the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Topics include the historical method, Arab-Islamic civilization, imperialism and colonialism, Africa's "triple heritage" indigenous customs, Islam, interaction with the West, women's movements, and Buddhism. Themes include social, political, and economic organization, religion, gender, resistance movements, globalization and comparative analysis.

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