HST 474 : THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT
A study of the modern conflict over the region of Palestine. The course will examine the religious, cultural, and historical background of the combatants; the troubled heritage of the Ottoman and British Empires in the region; Zionism; terrorism and counter-terrorism; the establishment and expansion of the state of Israel; the wars between Arabs and Israelis; the experience and resistance of Palestinian Arabs; and attempts to make peace. Non-European/non-Anglophone credit.
GEP, Major, Minor, Elective credit.