HistoryHIS194R Cairo: The City Victorious, 1750-2000

The modernization of a world city from 1750 to the present. Cairo's social and cultural history (literature, film, music) against the background of its changing political and economic contexts. Topics include: orientalism, nationalism, imperialism, minorities, women, migration, urbanism, popular culture, tourism.


Prerequisite(s): Two upper-division history courses; and HIS 41 or HIS 101A or HIS 101B; and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to junior and senior history majors.