21H.161 | Fall 2015 | Undergraduate

The Middle East in the 20th Century

Course Description

This course surveys the history of the Middle East, from the end of the 19th century to the present. It examines major political, social, intellectual and cultural issues and practices. It also focuses on important events, movements, and ideas that prevailed during the last century and affect its current realities.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments
A night time view of an ornate structure with a rounded roof, framed by four pillars.
The Hagia Sophia in Instanbul, Turkey. (Image courtesy of Schezar on flickr. License CC BY.)