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HIST 113: History of the Gunpowder Empires

Units: 4

Focuses on three great “gunpowder empires” of the early modern world: The Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals. We will begin with imperial origins, and then examine methods of expansion, political and religious developments, and foreign relations. Special topics will include art and architecture, kingship, political legitimacy, and historiography.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Arts and Humanities
  • Badge: Literary and Textual Analysis
  • Badge: Societies and Cultures of the Past
  • Badge: Global Awareness

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite Courses: Any lower-division HIST course or equivalent exam
Instructor Permission Required: No

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