HIST 3542 The Ottoman Empire 1800-1922 (also NES 3542) (GB) (HA-AS, GLC-AS, HST-AS) (HGS)
Tuesday and Thursday: 10:10-11:25 plus Independent Research
Professor Mostafa Minawi
This course will take the students through the age of reforms in the Ottoman Empire, the rising of nationalism, and the encroachment of colonialism in the Middle East and the Balkans, and the collapse of the empire. Emphasis will be placed on analyzing various historical narratives of ethno-religious nationalisms using Turkey, Greece/Cyprus, and Lebanon/Syria. Prior knowledge of Middle East/Islamic history preferred but not required.