First-Year Seminar: Cross and Crescent: Muslim-Christian Relations in Historical Perspective
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HIST 001T. First-Year Seminar: Cross and Crescent: Muslim-Christian Relations in Historical Perspective


The seminar will selectively explore the interaction of Muslim and Christian communities from the emergence of Islam to contemporary Bosnia. Themes revolving around tolerance, persecution, conversion, identity formation, trade, and travel will be stressed. As a writing intensive seminar, students will learn to write analytic essays through a process of organizing, writing, and rewriting papers on historiographical issues. 
Social sciences.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Eligible for ISLM, MDST
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history


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