PO 403 Rise and Rule of Islamic States (Fall: 3)

Satisfies Cultural Diversity requirement
This course explores the nature of Islamic political systems from the Arab caliphates, Mongol Khanates, and Turkic conquests to the problems and prospects faced by Muslim states today. The modern states to be examined include Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Iran, as well as Muslim enclaves inside Russia such as Chechnya. Islamic philosophy, religion, and culture will also be treated.
Kathleen Bailey

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