This course will discuss the developments in the Middle East from the early 20th century to the present. It will discuss the rise and retreat of Arab nationalism, the problems of internal cohesion of the Arab states, issues of religion and state, and the evolution of Islamist politics. It will also focus on the evolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict and its impact on the region and will conclude with an in depth analysis of the “Arab Spring” by placing these contemporary revolutionary events in their historical context.
The Emergence of the Modern Middle East - Part IITel Aviv University
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Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv University (TAU) is Israel's largest institution of higher learning – with over 30,000 students and more than 125 schools and departments in nine faculties. Global in outlook and impact, it is consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities, as well as the top 20 institutions in terms of scientific citations. A spirit of openness and innovation is evident in all of TAU's teaching and research activities, breaking down barriers between disciplines, and boldly striving to address the twenty-first century's most pressing challenges.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM THE EMERGENCE OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST - PART II
Extremely good course, with the ability to impart an abundance of information in a short format.
Excellent overview, well presented. Greatly increased by understanding of the all the dynamics at work in the Middle East.
This was a brilliant course that has given me, for the first time, an understanding of the history of and issues in the Middle East. I highly recommend it.
A informative course that gives you an idea on how the Middle East is what it is today.
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