MES380.5 Al-Andalus and the Islamic World (at UAM)

Open only to students accepted to the special program Madrid Center & Liberal Arts in Spanish at UAM

Taught in Spanish and may not be offered every semester. This course provides a historical perspective on contemporary issues and conflicts that have deep roots in medieval times. In this course, you will

  • Acquire a general knowledge of medieval Islamic history, especially Al-Andalus history, as well as historical techniques and their application to the medieval history of the Islamic world
  • Learn historical methodology by searching bibliographies and catalogs, and determining the extent of existing primary and secondary sources for the subject matter
  • Enhance the analysis and systematization of collected information through practical exercises, presentations, etc.

(UAM #16938)

Department: Middle Eastern Studies

Location: Liberal Arts at UAM

Credits: 3