Mar 03, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARAB 2030 - Contemporary Arab World


3 cr. 3 hr. Offered once a year.

The course covers the Arab world from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. It introduces students to the current realities of this important part of the world and helps them understand the causes behind them. It covers crucial topics such as French and British occupancy of the Arab world, independence movements, the rise of dictatorships, regional conflict, US involvement in the region, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the condition of women, and the recent Arab revolutions. Cross listed with HIST 2030  CTW, GDCN, HIST



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