HIST 276: The Modern Middle East

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This course introduces students to the recent history of the Middle East and compares the Middle East to the United States.

Required Texts:

  • Cleveland and Bunton, A History of the Modern Middle East, 4th edition (2008), ISBN: 978-0-8133-43747
  • Dawisha, Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair (2003), ISBN: 0-691-122725
  • Gelvin, The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know (2012), ISBN: 978-0199891771
  • Mahfouz, Miramar (1992), ISBN: 978-0385264785

View a sample course syllabus.

Contact the Friday Center at CCO@unc.edu with any questions or for more information.

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