Mona L. Russell
This course explores the 20th-century history of the Middle East, concentrating on the Fertile Crescent, Egypt, Turkey, the Arabian peninsula, and Iran. We will begin by examining the late Ottoman Empire and close with the events of 9/11 and their aftermath. Readings will include historical surveys, novels, and primary source documents.
Russell, Mona, and Shariann Lewitt. 21H.615 The Middle East in 20th Century, Spring 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/history/21h-615-the-middle-east-in-20th-century-spring-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA