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HIST 640. The Ottoman Empire. 3 Credits.

This course examines the growth of the Ottoman Empire after 1300 and then analyzes its responses to a variety of challenges after 1683. We examine Balkan states such as Greece and Serbia, Arab lands such as Iraq and Egypt, and Turkey itself. Topics examined include the role of Islam in Ottoman administration, the rights of religious minorities such as Christians and Jews, and the evolution of Arab nationalism. {Also offered for undergraduate credit - see HIST 440.}.