Course Detail
Course Components:
Surveys the history of the Middle East from the late 18th century until the First World War, concentrating principally on Ottoman Turkey, the eastern Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire, and Iran. Focuses on the institutions of the Ottoman state, its efforts to reassert its control over the Arab provinces, on the reforms inaugurated by the stat and their effects on politics and society in Turkey and the Arab world, particularly in Greater Syria and Iraq. Also focuses on a number of specific issues of importance in the 19th century.