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HIST 3350 The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, 1881-present

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 54.3.
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This information is in effect as of academic year 2023. The current course information can be found in bulletins at

3 hours; 3 credits

Roots of the conflict, from Eastern Europe to Ottoman Palestine; transformation from Ottoman civil conflict to national struggle; founding of the Israeli state and transfer of the Palestinian population; the Arab-Israeli conflict and roots of peacemaking; return of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Oslo Accords and failure; Second Intifada; the conflict in literature, music, and film.


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