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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

    • History
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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.

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2 Ratings

Christian Schade ,

Great content, bad form

A brilliant, fascinating, witty and thought-provoking series of lectures on the Middle East and Islam. Very poor sound quality.

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