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HIST 531 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3 Credits
The course covers the period from the emergence of Islam to the end of Abbasid rule in Baghdad, and focuses on the central lands of Islam. After a chronological review of the political processes of expansion, state-formation, and decentralization, various aspects of social and intellectual life are examined. Topics to be covered include : the question of unity and diversity in Islamic history; the development of the religious sciences, law, political thought and philosophy; social hierarchies in theory and practice; and economic life and thought. For the possibility of being taken as an undergraduate course, subject to adjusted work requirements, see HIST 331.
Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2021-2022 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3
Fall 2019-2020 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3
Fall 2017-2018 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3
Fall 2016-2017 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3
Summer 2008-2009 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3
Spring 2005-2006 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3
Fall 2002-2003 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3
Fall 1999-2000 Early Islamic History: A Survey 3
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ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
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