Course Description

Middle Eastern History

HIME 1501

Introductory Seminar in Middle East History

Water/Energy in Middle East
Fall 2017

This seminar studies the intersections of environment and politics in the history of the Middle East through readings and discussions aimed at introducing students to historical methods and approaches. We explore both the long and recent history of the Middle East through the lens of ecological questions such as water usage and management and explore new ways of writing about familiar issues such as oil and energy.

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Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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