The Emergence of the Modern Middle East - Part II

Coursera The Emergence of the Modern Middle East - Part II

Platform
Coursera
Provider
Tel Aviv University
Effort
3-4 hours a week
Length
5 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
This course will discuss the developments in the Middle East from the early 20th century to the present. It will discuss the rise and retreat of Arab nationalism, the problems of internal cohesion of the Arab states, issues of religion and state, and the evolution of Islamist politics. It will also focus on the evolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict and its impact on the region and will conclude with an in depth analysis of the “Arab Spring” by placing these contemporary revolutionary events in their historical context.

Please note that this course builds upon a previous course - The Emergence of the Modern Middle East - Part I | Coursera

Learn about the history of the Middle East for a deeper understanding of current regional developments!

Syllabus
WEEK 1
Independence and revolutionary politics in the Arab world

WEEK 2
The beginnings of the Arab-Israeli conflict

WEEK 3
The escalation and de-escalation of the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1948 to 1973

WEEK 4
The escalation and de-escalation of the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1973 to the present

WEEK 5
The Middle East from 1967 to the present including the Arab Spring

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Asher Susser and Duygu Atlas
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