HIST 143. Political Economy of the Middle East: Theory & History


This honors seminar will survey existing literature on the political economy of the Middle East. We will read work from various sub-fields in Middle East history, including labor history, social history, agrarian history, histories of women and gender, histories of colonialism and decolonization, environmental history, and histories of economic thought. In doing so, we will engage both older traditions of historical and social scientific inquiry and more recent, theoretically innovative scholarship that is advancing a renewed interest in the study of political economy and assess the contributions and/or merits of different approaches. 
Social sciences.
2 credits.
Eligible for GLBL-Paired
Fall 2019. Shokr.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/history


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