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The Jews of the Muslim World
Guadalupe González Diéguez
JSTU-J304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies / NELC-N 303 Issues in Middle Eastern History
TRF 9:30-10:55
2nd 8 weeks

Since the emergence of Islam, and until the twentieth century, a substantial percentage of the Jewish population lived under Muslim rule. This course offers a survey of the history and culture of the Jews of the Muslim lands since the beginnings of Islam until the present, paying attention to the contextualization of the Jewish communities in the larger Muslim milieu. All readings and audiovisual materials will be available in English translation.