Spring 2019 - HIST 350 D100

The Ottoman Empire and Turkey (4)

Class Number: 3940

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
    AQ 5039, Burnaby

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Apr 23, 2019
    8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    AQ 3149, Burnaby

  • Prerequisites:

    45 units, including six units of lower division history. Recommended: one of HIST 151, 249.

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

A study of Ottoman society and the impact of Ottoman rule in the Middle East from the conquest of Constantinople to the death of Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. Emphasis will be on the conflict between preservation and reform in the nineteenth century and on the significance of the Ottoman legacy for twentieth century Turkey and the Arab world.

COURSE DETAILS:

This course is an introduction to the political, economic, and social history of the Ottoman Empire from its emergence as a major European and Middle Eastern power in the early fourteenth century to its demise in the aftermath of World War I. It also covers the emergence of the Republic of Turkey, one of its principal successor states.

Grading

  • Take-Home Exam 25%
  • Primary Source Analysis 20%
  • Research Essay 30%
  • Tutorial Participation 25%

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

Colin Imber, The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650. The Structure of Power. Second Edition (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

Donald Quataert, The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922. Second Edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005).

Material posted on Canvas

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