Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
HST 370 The Middle East and Europe
4 hours; 4 credits
An introduction to the relations between Western Europe and the non-Western Middle East as they evolved historically. In order to examine the Middle Eastern historical experience, the course begins with Christian conceptions of Islam in the medieval and early modern periods and explores whether and how the Christian representatives of Islam influenced Western discourses on the Middle East in modern times. For History majors and minors, this is designated as a world history course.
Prerequisites: Any 200-level history course and ENG 151
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