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Making of the Islamic World, 600-1500

Requirements: 
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
82C
Subject: 
HISTORY

(Same as HISTORY 182C. Majors and other taking 5 units, register for 182C.) The History of Islam and Muslim peoples from 600-1500. Topics include Muhammad and his community; the early Arab conquests and empires; sectarian movements; formation of Islamic belief, thought, legal culture and religious institutions; transregional Sufi and learned networks; family and sexuality; urban, rural and nomadic life; non-Muslim communities; the development of Mediterranean and Indian Ocean trade; relations with Byzantium, the Latin West, China; the Crusades and the Mongols.

Course ID: 
210 957
Grading: 
Letter or Credit/No Credit

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