Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Modern Middle East in International History
A survey of the main currents of Middle East international history since the mid-19th century. Its principal themes are Imperialism, Zionism, Nationalism, contemporary power struggles in the region, and their interaction with outside perspectives and interests. The overall objective is a comparative understanding of social, economic, and political change in the Middle East, its sources, evolution, significance, and impact on the modern world.