HIST 1301: History of the Arab World - Summer 2006
M-F 14:00-15:20, Building 6 Room 8
Prof. Jonathan Wyrtzen

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Outline 1 Introduction, Ibn Khaldun, the Muqaddimah
Outline 2 Arabia and the Near East in Late Antiquity
Outline 3 The Life of Mohammed and the Origins of Islam
Outline 4 Islamic Expansion and the Caliphates - Umayyads and Abbasids
Outline 5 Political Division and Social Unity
Outline 6 The Articulation of Islam

Outline 7 Overview of Arabs in Middle Ages
Outline 8 Urban and Rural Society and Culture in the Middle Ages
Outline 9 Crusaders, Mamluks, and Mongols
Outline 10 Arabs in the Western Mediterranean
Outline 11 Rise of the Ottoman Empire

Outline 12 18th Century - Changing Balance of Power
Outline 13 The Long 19th Century - Imperialism, Capitalism, Industrialism
Outline 14 Efforts to Reform
Outline 15 Collapse and Parition of the Ottoman Empire and the Mandate Era
Outline 16 Nationalism and Islamic Reform in the Interwar Period
Outline 17 Independence and the End of Empire

Outline 18 Arabism in the Age of Nasser
Outline 19 Palestine and the Creation of the State of Israel
Outline 20 Arab Unity and Disunity since 1967
Outline 21 Rentier States and the Rise of Islamist Movements

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