The Middle East Since 1800

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Middle East Since 1800

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    History, Middle Eastern Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

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  • Overview

    The geography of the Middle East; Iran, the Ottoman Empire, and North Africa in the nineteenth century; the European impact; the rise of Nationalism; political and economic developments since World War I; the founding of Israel and its consequences; the politics of petroleum; international relations within and beyond the region; religious movements and cultural change since 1800; contemporary states.

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