STUDIES IN AFRICA, ASIA, MIDDLE EAST OR LATIN AMERICA (VARIABLE)
2019 Fall Term
Intensive study of a focused theme or topic in African, Asian, Middle Eastern, or Latin American history close to the research interests of the faculty member. The course includes a 12 to 15-page research paper that serves as one of the artifacts for the senior history portfolio course. This is a variable topics course.
Other Requirements: PREREQ: HISTRY 200, 6 CREDITS OF 300 OR 400 LEVEL HISTORY, OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
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|Section Details||Meeting Details & Topic||Instructor||Syllabus|
|09/03 - 12/13 (1)||MW 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM||
|HISTORIES OF THE PIRATE COAST|
|In this course we will read travel narratives from the Indian Ocean world. Using primary sources ranging from al-Maqdis' to Ibn Battuta we will examine how the Abbasids created one of the largest and most vibrant empires in the pre-modern Middle East.|