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Islam, The Middle East, and The West


Islam, The Middle East, and The West

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This course introduces the history of the Middle East from the rise of Islam to the twenty-first century. The course will emphasize the encounters and exchanges between the Islamic world and the West. By the end of the course, the student will understand how Islam became a sophisticated and far-reaching civilization and how conflicts with the West shaped the development of the Middle East from the medieval period to the present day. This free course may be completed online at any time. See... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 16, 2014
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Islamic Revolution, Terrorism, Islam, Mongolia, West, Nationalism, Ottoman Empire, History, Crusades, Arab Empire, Cold War, Islamic Civilization, Middle East


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Material Version: 0
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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