HIST 113: History of the Gunpowder Empires
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.
Prerequisite: Any lower-division HIST course or equivalent exam. Normal Letter Grade only.
Fall 2019 course scheduling information
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