HDS 3623

Introduction to the Modern Arab World I

William E. Granara


A survey of significant events and issues in the modern Arab world from the later years of the Ottoman Empire to the eve of WWI. Topics include the Arab renaissance, the challenges of modernity, reformist movements, colonialism, and the emergence of the modern nation states. Note: No knowledge of Arabic required, but bilingual sectioning will be provided for students who may select to read primary sources either in Arabic or English. Note: Course has additional hour to be arranged.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Modern Middle East 162


0.50 credits
Fall 2012
Mon Wed 10am-11am
FAS Sever Hall Room 215

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Islamic Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Islam
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None