Publications, Lectures and Other Stuff
MUIC title: ICSO 239. The Middle East since 1800.
A lecture course by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Peter Smith.
Description: A short overview of the Middle East from c. 1789 up to c. 1945.
 The Ottoman Empire up to c.1789.
. The beginnings of change, 1789-c.1841.
 Egypt, 1841-1914.
 The Ottoman Empire, 1839-1914.
. Arab Ottomans.
 Islamic responses.
 Iran up to 1914.
. World War I.
. Independent Turkey.
. The Arab world & the collapses of the Ottoman order.
 Iraq & Transjordan.
 Syria & Lebanon.
 The rise of Saudi Arabia.
 World War II & its aftermath.
Readings: The set text is William L. Cleveland and Martin Bunton.A History of the Modern Middle East. 5th ed. Boulder, Col.: Westview Press, 2012. [3rd edition — Cleveland only, 2004 also fine for this period]. Supplementary readings as assigned.
Details concerning course availability and scheduling from the Social Science Division, MUIC.