HIS 331R HIS 331R. Re-forming the Arab East, 1914-Present. 3 Hours.
Same as Middle Eastern Studies 343 (Topic 2). Introduction to the history of the Middle East in the twentieth century. Examines forces that transformed the area from a relatively peaceful region to a radicalized environment. Explores colonialism, nationalism, secular modernism, impact of Zionism, rise of political Islam, status of women, and the oil revolution. Only one of the following may be counted: History 331R, History 364G (Topic: Re-forming the Arab East), Middle Eastern Studies 343 (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.