Postgraduate Module Descriptor
ARAM187: The Middle East Before 1945
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
Week 1 - Introduction / Middle Eastern Historiography
Week 2 - Local Actors (Old and New Elites)
Week 3 - Outside Actors (Imperialism Powers)
Week 4 - Communities, Tribes, and the State
Week 5 - The Ottoman Empire
Week 6 - No class (reading break)
Week 7 - The Turkish Republic
Week 8 - Egypt
Week 9 - Iran under the Qajars
Week 10 - Iran under the Pahlavis
Week 11 - Palestine and Zionism
Week 12 - The Gulf States before Oil
Teaching sessions will normally include lecturing and class discussion. Emphasis will be placed on the development of critical approaches to mainstream historical literature dealing with the period.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||22 hours||Classroom hours|
|Guided independent study||278 hours||Independent study|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).