Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog
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ANT 375 - West Asia: Culture & Conflict (3 cr.)


Overview of the cultural and political systems of West Asia (sometimes referred to as the Levant) with particular emphasis on ethnic diversity and propensity to conflict in the region both inter- and intra-state. The role of culture in the maintenance of violence and creation of political identity. Focus on Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Israel, Palestine, and Iraq. Topics include ethnic violence, terrorism, insurgency, the Palestinian-Israel Conflict, Lebanese Civil War, the U.S. invasion of Iraq, and the Gulf War.
Liberal arts
Prerequisite(s): ANT 102   or other social science or history course.
General Education Category: World Systems
Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring



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