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S16B11 From Allah to Oil: What Everyone Needs to Know about the Middle East

Description: This course offers an essential guide to today's Middle East. It will address a range of questions, including: Who lives in the Middle East? What, really, is Islam? What basic history must one know to understand current events? How does oil affect the Middle East? What is the situation of women and minorities in the region? What is the "Arab Spring?" What is "ISIS?" And what might the future hold?

Instructor: Timothy J. Fitzgerald teaches Middle Eastern and world history at JMU. He earned his PhD at Harvard University, and he specializes in the history of the Ottoman Empire.


Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at or 540/568.2923.

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