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This course will discuss the developments in the Middle East from the early 20th century to the present. It will discuss the rise and retreat of Arab nationalism, the problems of internal cohesion of the Arab states, issues of religion and state, and the evolution of Islamist politics. It will also focus on the evolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict and its impact on the region and will conclude with an in depth analysis of the “Arab Spring” by placing these contemporary revolutionary events in their historical context. Please note that this course builds upon a previous course - The Emergence of the Modern Middle East - Part I (https://www.coursera.org/learn/modern-middle-east-1/home/welcome) Learn about the history of the Middle East for a deeper understanding of current regional developments!...
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Seção
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2 horas para concluir

WEEK 1

Independence and revolutionary politics in the Arab world...
Reading
14 vídeos (Total de 98 min), 3 leituras
Video14 videos
5.1.1 Egypt: Crisis and Revolution - Part 18min
5.1.2 Egypt: Crisis and Revolution - Part 26min
5.2.1 Iraq from the Overthrow of the Hashemites to Saddam Hussein - Part 18min
5.2.2 Iraq from the Overthrow of the Hashemites to Saddam Hussein - Part 27min
5.3.1 Syria's Prolonged Instability - Part 18min
5.3.2 Syria's Prolonged Instability - Part 28min
5.4.1 Lebanon's Civil Wars - Part 17min
5.4.2 Lebanon's Civil Wars - Part 29min
5.5. The Surprising Stability of the Arab Monarchies3min
5.5.1.1 The Surprising Stability of the Arab Monarchies: Jordan - Part 19min
5.5.1.2 The Surprising Stability of the Arab Monarchies: Jordan - Part 27min
5.5.2 The Surprising Stability of the Arab Monarchies: Saudi Arabia8min
5.6 The Arab Cold War2min
Reading3 leituras
Before we begin10min
Suggested Readings10min
Lecture Transcript10min

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WEEK 2

The beginnings of the Arab-Israeli conflict...
Reading
15 vídeos (Total de 112 min), 2 leituras
Video15 videos
6.2 Early Zionism9min
6.3.1 Initial Arab Resistance - Part 16min
6.3.2 Initial Arab Resistance - Part 27min
6.4.1 The Arab Rebellion and the Jewish Response - Part 110min
6.4.2 The Arab Rebellion and the Jewish Response - Part 26min
6.4.3 The Arab Rebellion and the Jewish Response - Part 36min
6.5 The Impact of World War II10min
6.6 The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry5min
6.7.1 Partition and the First Phase of War - Part 14min
6.7.2 Partition and the First Phase of War - Part 28min
6.8 The Second Phase of the 1948 War7min
6.9.1 The Narratives of the 1948 War - Part 18min
6.9.2 The Narratives of the 1948 War - Part 24min
6.9.3 The Narratives of the 1948 War - Part 38min
Reading2 leituras
Suggested Readings10min
Lecture Transcript10min

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WEEK 3

The escalation and de-escalation of the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1948 to 1973...
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11 vídeos (Total de 84 min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video11 videos
7.1.2 From 1949 to the Suez War - Part 25min
7.1.3 From 1949 to the Suez War - Part 37min
7.2.1 The Revival of the Palestinian Identity - Part 18min
7.2.2 The Revival of the Palestinian Identity - Part 27min
7.3.1 The Deterioration to War in 1967 - Part 18min
7.3.2 The Deterioration to War in 1967 - Part 24min
7.3.3 The Deterioration to War in 1967 - Part 39min
7.4 The Palestinian Struggle from Jordan6min
7.5 Black September8min
7.6 The War of Attrition, 1968-707min
Reading2 leituras
Suggested Readings10min
Lecture Transcript10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 3 Quiz 20min

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WEEK 4

The escalation and de-escalation of the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1973 to the present...
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13 vídeos (Total de 86 min), 2 leituras
Video13 videos
8.1.2 The October Surprise - Part 24min
8.2.1 The Egyptian-Israeli Peace - Part 16min
8.2.2 The Egyptian-Israeli Peace - Part 26min
8.3 The PLO and the 1982 War in Lebanon3min
8.4.1 The First Palestinian Intifada - Part 15min
8.4.2 The First Palestinian Intifada - Part 26min
8.5.1 The Oslo Accords - Part 17min
8.5.2 The Oslo Accords - Part 28min
8.6 The Jordanian-Israeli Peace6min
8.7.1 Camp David, 2000 - Part 16min
8.7.2 Camp David, 2000 - Part 26min
8.8 Unilateral Disengagement and Further Negotiations10min
Reading2 leituras
Suggested Readings10min
Lecture Transcript10min
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por MKJul 31st 2018

Excellent Course. Professor Susser does a thorough, careful job of bring the Middle East up to date to 2013 or so. Would love to see an additional week added dealing with developments up to today.

por DEMay 4th 2017

One of the very best courses available, the historical examination of continue changing in the Middle East, allows students think the pieces that derive in actual regional struggle.

Instrutores

Professor Asher Susser

Senior Research Fellow
Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies

Sobre Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University (TAU) is Israel's largest institution of higher learning – with over 30,000 students and more than 125 schools and departments in nine faculties. Global in outlook and impact, it is consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities, as well as the top 20 institutions in terms of scientific citations. A spirit of openness and innovation is evident in all of TAU's teaching and research activities, breaking down barriers between disciplines, and boldly striving to address the twenty-first century's most pressing challenges....

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