Jan 19, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [Archived Catalog]

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HIST 3355 - History of Modern Iran


Will be a survey of modern Iranian history from 1800 to the present. Covers the 19th- Century Qajar Dynasty, the reforms of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the downfall of Muhammad Reza Shah, the Islamic Revolution and the rise of the Ayatollah Khomeini, and the Islamic Republic of Iran. Topics to be covered include the role of women in Iranian history, the role of Shi’ism in Iranian history and politics, Iran and human rights, the hostage crisis and relations with the United States.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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