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HIST 006A. The Formation of the Islamic Near East


An introduction to the history of the Near East from the time of Muhammad to the rise of the Ottomans. The course will examine the life of Muhammad, the political dimensions of Islam, and the diversification of Islamic civilization through shari'a, mysticism, philosophy, and the religious sciences.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for ISLM, MDST
Fall 2017. Bensch.
Fall 2019. Bensch.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history


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