Courses: History of the modern Middle East - Course Type: Global Core - Department/Program: History - Course No: HIST W3719 - Term: Spring 2014

A History of the Modern Middle East by William L. Cleveland, 9780813348339, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Richard Bulliet, a professor at Columbia University, has posted on iTunes a 26 lecture course called The History of the Modern Middle East. …A superbly written analysis of the social and political disruptions of the Middle East. History of the Modern Middle East, Columbia U. The course takes you back to the founding of Islam, then works forward to the 19th and 20th centuries, covering the creation of Middle Eastern states, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the role of oil, the Iranian revolution, etc. "A History of the Modern Middle East is a comprehensive work integrating social, cultural, and economic developments into a single, expertly crafted account.” —SirReadaLot Praise for Prior Editions: "This volume is history in the best sense. Two suggestions to the professor and the producer: Professor Bulliet, don't say 'uh' unless you mean it. This course will cover 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. History of the Modern Middle East (Fall 2019) Dr. Seda Altuğ Course times: Wednesday: 10.00-13.00 Office hours: Wednesday 13.30- 15.00 and by appointment Course Description This course is on the themes and debates in the history of the modern Middle East. It will focus 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. You say it at least once in every sentence. A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and often dramatic transformations of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign policies. The I'd recommend it to others who, like me, are starting with a sketchy grasp of the subject. So useful for a survey of the area.