History of the Middle East and North Africa, from the Rise of Islam to 1800

History 121

Usual Description

This introductory course surveys the history of Islamic states, societies and cultures from the formation of Islam to the beginnings of the Ottoman Empire. The course moves between primary texts and secondary readings to cover topics including: the life of Prophet Muhammad; Qur’an, Hadith and Shari`a; religious and political sectarianism and rebellion; Sunni and Shi`i governments; Islamic philosophy, sciences, and literature; Muslim women; religious minorities; and encounters between Muslims and the West.

Areas of Interest
The Middle East and North Africa
The Middle East North Africa
Time Periods

Pre-1800

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
History 121 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 121 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 121 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 121 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 121 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 121 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 121 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd