GLOBAL HISTORY AND NORTH AFRICA HISTORY

Academic Year 2015/2016 - 1° Year

Detailed Course Content

  • Global and North African History

    The first part of the course focuses on North African history since the French invasion of Egypt in 1798. Attention is given not only to European actors as agents of change but also to modernising rulers, Islamic reformism and national movements. As for the colonial experience, common features and territorial specificities will be investigated as well as its legacies.

  • Global and North African History

    The second part of the course focuses on the processes of independence and the following decades by investigating the persistence of a neocolonial relationship with the West, the economic policies (socialist and liberal), authoritarianism, pan-Arab and Islamist ideologies.


Textbook Information

  • Global and North African History

    Naylor, Phillip C. (2009), North Africa. A History from Antiquity to the Present, Austin: University of Texas Press (chapters 5-6-7).

  • Global and North African History

    Naylor, Phillip C. (2009), North Africa. A History from Antiquity to the Present, Austin: University of Texas Press (chapters 8-9).
    Lust, Ellen (ed.) (2011), The Middle East, Washington D.C.: CQ Press (chapters on Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt).