Great Empires of Islamic Civilization (2610LHS)

This course examines the growth of Islamic civilization from the time of Prophet Muhammad in the seventh century to the fall of the Ottoman Empire in 1922. It explores the origins and evolution of Islamic empires and focuses on the historical processes that gave shape to the many aspects of contemporary Islam and Muslim socialites. It focuses on the conditions in which various empires appeared; the relationships between religion, power, culture and economy; and the many contributions they made to human civilization. On completion of the course students should be familiar with the possible reasons for the rise and fall of the Islamic empires and diversity of Islamic societies and cultures.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

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