Academic Catalog

HIST413 HISTORY OF THE MODERNITY IN MIDDLE EAST

Course Code: 2400413
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Res.Assist. OYA GZEL DURMAZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The Ottoman Empire in the 19th century, economic development and political changes, theories of nation, nationalism and the nation-state, the emergence of nation-states in the Middle East, the role of the military in the nation-state formation, politics of religious resurrection will be analyzed in this course. Prerequisite: Advanced level students with at least one course in history and interest in Near and Middle Eastern economy politics and international relations.