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This course covers the History of the Middle East from the 18th century until the present, examining the region ranging from Morocco to Iran and including the Ottoman Empire. It focuses on transformations in the states of the region, external intervention, and the emergence of modern nation-states, as well as aspects of social, economic, cultural and intellectual history of the region.

W3719 History of the Modern Middle East - Audio Columbia University

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This course covers the History of the Middle East from the 18th century until the present, examining the region ranging from Morocco to Iran and including the Ottoman Empire. It focuses on transformations in the states of the region, external intervention, and the emergence of modern nation-states, as well as aspects of social, economic, cultural and intellectual history of the region.

    Lecture 1 Introduction 1.20.09

    Lecture 1 Introduction 1.20.09

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Lecture 2 The Big Crunch and Big Bang Theory of Islamic History 1.22.09

    Lecture 2 The Big Crunch and Big Bang Theory of Islamic History 1.22.09

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Lecture 3 Geography and Inequality 1.27.09

    Lecture 3 Geography and Inequality 1.27.09

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Lecture 4 "Inequality" vs "Difference" 1.29.09

    Lecture 4 "Inequality" vs "Difference" 1.29.09

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Lecture 5 Land Ownership 2.3.09

    Lecture 5 Land Ownership 2.3.09

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Lecture 8 The Islamic Universe of Social Discourse 2.12.09

    Lecture 8 The Islamic Universe of Social Discourse 2.12.09

    • 1 hr 12 min

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