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Empires, Markets and Networks: Early Modern Islamic World and Beyond, 1500-1800 (HISTORY 284F)

384F
Subject: 
HISTORY

Focuses on political regimes, economic interactions and sociocultural formations in the early modern Balkans and Middle East to Central and South Asia. Topics include complex political systems of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires; experiences of various Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Hindu, as well as urban, rural and nomadic communities; consolidation of transregional commerce and cultural exchange; incorporation of the Islamic world in the global economy; transimperial networks of the Muslim and Non-Muslim merchants, scholars and sufis.

Course ID: 
212 055
Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)

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