21H.260 Cities in the Middle East: History, Politics and Society
Examines the role and centrality of cities in the history of the modern Middle East, through political, social, cultural and urban interactions. Begins with a theoretical introduction of the different approaches for investigating urban spaces, and follows with discussions of case studies that demonstrate the diversity of urban centers in the Middle East, including Beirut, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca, Algiers, and Cairo.
This class has no prerequisites.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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