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Fall 2015-2016
* NES 433 / HIS 433 (HA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Imperialism and Reform in the Middle East and the Balkans

Mehmed Sükrü Hanioglu

The major Near Eastern diplomatic crises and the main developments in internal Near Eastern history. The focus will be upon the possible connections between diplomatic crises and the process of modernization. Oral reports and a short paper.

Sample reading list:
Medlicott, The Berlin Congress
Moose, Crimean System
Sonyel, Turkish Diplomacy
Temperley, The Crimea
Trumpener, Germany and the Ottoman Empire
Watson, The Role of Bosnia

Reading/Writing assignments:
There will be a minimum of 2 oral reports of about 30 minutes each during the seminar meeting. Discussion will follow each presentation. Students will be expected to read along in the reserve reading for each presentation. Do not let the minimum become the maximum. No midterm or final examination. There will be a reading list of about 50 books on reserve in the reserve reading room.

Oral Presentation(s) - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 50%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20614 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W   Jones Hall   113   Enrolled:6 Limit:18