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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WEEK 1
Selections from Ibn Khaldun’s Muqaddimah- Foreward, 11, 24-30

WEEK 2
Selections from Life of Muhammad (Sirat al-Nabawiah) by Ibn Ishaq

WEEK 3
Selection from Egger, A History of the Muslim World to 1405, pp. 172-182, 194-198
Selection from Lapidus, A History of Islamic Societies, pp. 299-333

WEEK 4
Selecction from Cleveland, History of the Modern Middle East, pp. 102-108, 114-115
Commerical Convention between Britain and the Ottoman Empire (Balta Liman)
The Hatti-i Sharif of Gulhane
Firman of Muhammad ‘Ali
Muhammad ‘Abduh’s The Theology of Unity

WEEK 5
Husayn-McMahon Correspondence
Balfour Declaration
Sykes-Picot Agreement

WEEK 6

 

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