HIST 232 MNSU A History of the World through Islam Eyes Discussion Hello, This homework is for my Islamic history class. So, What you need to do is to ans

HIST 232 MNSU A History of the World through Islam Eyes Discussion Hello,

This homework is for my Islamic history class. So, What you need to do is to answer the questions that I’ll provide for you. To answer the question you need to look up the answer from the book I’ll give the question and the book name and I’ll tell you where you can find the answers for each question. For example ( The answer for that question will be found in chapter 3 from page 50 till 60).

What you need to do for me is:

I’ll give to you 4 questions . That’s mean you need to write 8 pages. you will answer each question by it self because every question is assignment that worth 100 point and it will be submitted by it self . So, you need to upload for me 4 assignments each one must be 2 pages not less than that. I’ll upload for you the questions and the papers that will help know what the professor wants in the paper.

These are the 4 assignment:

1- HW Due March 4 group A.

2- HW Due March 16 group A.

3 – HW Due March 23 group A.

4- HW due March 30 group A.

NOTE: I’ll upload for you the syllabus. You will find on it the questions for each assignment that I listed above. Every one will be answers by write 2 paper and upload it for me in a PDF file by it self.

Note; in each one write the Due date as I but , so I can know where i submit it.

IMPORTANT:

Here’s the name for the 2 books that you will need to answer these questions.

The required books for this class can be purchased through the book store or online:Karen Armstrong, Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time.Tamim Ansary, Destiny Disrupted.

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And I uploaded the paper that has what the professor want the papers to look like. (THE GUIDE OF THE ASSIGNMENT)

Pleas make sure to do it as I told because these assignments worth 400 points I want to get an A in each one of them.

I’ll also upload for you an example papers that I score A on it. it can help you know how it should look like. History 232
Spring 2020
HW Writing Assignment Guideline and Rubric
Please refer to this as a guide for your homework assignments. In order to satisfy the assignment, your
response should be:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Typed in a reasonable font, sized at 12pt with 1 inch margins, double spaced.
Length is 1-2 pages.
The response MUST answer the question asked in the syllabus with a clear answer.
The response MUST refer to the reading and should be cited.
Citations will be done in Chicago Style, using footnotes. We will discuss this repeatedly in class.
Papers will be submitted on D2L and are due at the beginning of class.
Rubric:
Is the response formatted correctly, i.e. proper length, citations, fonts and in on time – 10%
Does it answer the question asked? – 20%
Overall content, i.e. level of thought put into assignment and demonstration of critical thinking – 70%
Islamic Civilizations
History 232
ONLINE VERSION!!!
The task of covering nearly 1500 years of Islamic Civilizations is a formidable challenge.
Beginning with the birth of Prophet Muhammad in 570 CE and ending with today, this semester
we will accomplish three goals…1. To create and comprehend a solid narrative of what
comprises Islamic histories/Islamic civilizations. 2. To think critically about that narrative. 3. To
improve our ability to write, research, evaluate documents and ideas, and improve our
examination navigation skills.
This semester we will use two books, along with many supplemental readings that I will provide
for you. The required books for this class can be purchased through the book store or online:
Karen Armstrong, Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time.
Tamim Ansary, Destiny Disrupted.
Office Hours – AH 110D
I will be near my computer between 8am-4pm every weekday. I should respond to any concerns
within 30 minutes during that period. I may not come to campus (AH 110D) for the rest of the
semester.
Learning Outcomes – GOLD
‫ ا‬Students will be able to demonstrate an acquisition of the basic knowledge and
understanding of diversity-related concepts so that the student’s interaction(s) and/or
experience(s) will have meaning and context.
‫ ب‬Students will be able to integrate classroom knowledge with experiential learning in
analyzing and responding to conditions of marginalized populations.
Goal 7-Human Diversity
‫ ا‬demonstrate an awareness of the individual and institutional dynamics of unequal
power relations between groups in contemporary society
‫ب‬analyze and evaluate their own attitudes, behaviors, concepts, and beliefs regarding
diversity, racism, and bigotry
‫ ت‬describe and discuss the experience and contributions (political, social, economic,
artistic, humanistic, etc.) of the many groups that shape American society and culture, in
particular those groups which have suffered discrimination and exclusion
‫ث‬demonstrate communication skills necessary for living and working effectively in a
society with great population diversity
Goal 8-Global Perspective
‫ا‬demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious and linguistic differences
‫ ب‬analyze specific international problems illustrating cultural, economic, artistic,
humanistic, social and political differences which affect their solution
‫ت‬understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for
their common global future
Course Requirements
Attendance: Class meets twice a week and is a mixture of lecture and discussion. Please contact
me in advance if you are sick or have an emergency and your absence will be excused. Please
don’t come to class sick. Seriously. Attendance counts for 10%.
Technology: No recording devices are permitted in class without special permission and ALL
electronic devices should stay out of visual and auditory range (unless you have my permission).
Accommodations: Please let me know if you are a student with a documented accommodation
on the first day of class. All of you should feel free to contact me if you need help digesting this
course or college in general. Please feel free to approach me.
Expectations: You are expected to stay current with the reading assignments. The semester
goes quickly so be prepared to work!
For MNSU’s academic integrity policy, please refer to
https://www.mnsu.edu/policies/approved/academichonesty.pdf
Assessment
Attendance 10%
HW responses 50%
Paper 40%
As you can see, I have rearranged the assessment. If you have any issues
with this, please contact me.
The paper is now a response to an article I will give you. Everyone will be
writing the same paper, there will be no reflection or journal essay.
Schedule
M Mar 30 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 12
Discussion Questions: 6 GROUP A What characterized these contacts between Europe
and the Middle World? What were the reasons for contact?
W Apr 1 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 13
Discussion Questions: 6 HW GROUP B In what ways did European imperialism effect
the Middle East? What were the responses? Were the responses effective?
M Apr 6 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 14
Discussion Questions: 7 HW GROUP A In what ways did new inventions and new
ideas affect the Islamic World?
W Apr 8 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 15
Discussion Questions: 7 HW GROUP B What is secularism? What is secular modernism?
M Apr 13 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 16
Discussion Questions: 8 HW Group A What is the crisis of modernity? How has it
resolved or not resolved worldwide?
W April 15 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 17 and Afterword
Discussion Questions: 8 HW GROUP B Is Ansary supportive of the way modern events
have played out? Do you think he is disappointed?
Topics in Islamic Civilizations
M April 20 – IRAN!
Reading: Iran! Readings posted on Blackboard
Discussion Questions: TBD
W April 22 – GENDER
Reading: Homa Hoodfar, The Veil in their Minds and on Our Heads: Veiling Practices and
Muslim Women and Satrapi, Persepolis until pg. 39.
Discussion Questions: 9 HW Group A How does Hoodfar confront our prejudices
concerning veiling?
M Apr 27 – PALESTINE
Reading TBD
Discussion Questions: 9 HW GROUP B
W Apr 29 – CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS?
Reading: Mir Zohair Husain, Islam and the Muslim World
Discussion Questions: 10 HW GROUP’s A and B. What do you think of Samuel
Huntington’s argument and Edward Said’s response? What perspective do you think
the mainstream media presents?
EXAM WEEK
Islamic Civilizations
History 232
005117
AH 011
10-11:50am M/W
Spring 2020
The task of covering nearly 1500 years of Islamic Civilizations is a formidable challenge.
Beginning with the birth of Prophet Muhammad in 570 CE and ending with today, this semester
we will accomplish three goals…1. To create and comprehend a solid narrative of what
comprises Islamic histories/Islamic civilizations. 2. To think critically about that narrative. 3. To
improve our ability to write, research, evaluate documents and ideas, and improve our
examination navigation skills.
This semester we will use two books, along with many supplemental readings that I will provide
for you. The required books for this class can be purchased through the book store or online:
Karen Armstrong, Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time.
Tamim Ansary, Destiny Disrupted.
Office Hours – AH 110D
M-W: 12-2pm
Th: 11am-2pm
Fridays: By appointment
I will frequently be in my office outside of these guaranteed hours. My office is located in the
History Department which is at the intersection of Nelson and Armstrong; it is officially AH 110D
and is accessed through AH110B. If you need to speak with me or meet with me outside of the
listed time, please contact me by email to guarantee that I will be there.
Learning Outcomes – GOLD
‫ ا‬Students will be able to demonstrate an acquisition of the basic knowledge and
understanding of diversity-related concepts so that the student’s interaction(s) and/or
experience(s) will have meaning and context.
‫ ب‬Students will be able to integrate classroom knowledge with experiential learning in
analyzing and responding to conditions of marginalized populations.
Goal 7-Human Diversity
‫ ا‬demonstrate an awareness of the individual and institutional dynamics of unequal
power relations between groups in contemporary society
‫ب‬analyze and evaluate their own attitudes, behaviors, concepts, and beliefs regarding
diversity, racism, and bigotry
‫ ت‬describe and discuss the experience and contributions (political, social, economic,
artistic, humanistic, etc.) of the many groups that shape American society and culture, in
particular those groups which have suffered discrimination and exclusion
‫ث‬demonstrate communication skills necessary for living and working effectively in a
society with great population diversity
Goal 8-Global Perspective
‫ا‬demonstrate knowledge of cultural, social, religious and linguistic differences
‫ ب‬analyze specific international problems illustrating cultural, economic, artistic,
humanistic, social and political differences which affect their solution
‫ت‬understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for
their common global future
Course Requirements
Attendance: Class meets twice a week and is a mixture of lecture and discussion. Please contact
me in advance if you are sick or have an emergency and your absence will be excused. Please
don’t come to class sick. Seriously. Attendance counts for 10%.
Technology: No recording devices are permitted in class without special permission and ALL
electronic devices should stay out of visual and auditory range (unless you have my permission).
Accommodations: Please let me know if you are a student with a documented accommodation
on the first day of class. All of you should feel free to contact me if you need help digesting this
course or college in general. Please feel free to approach me.
Expectations: You are expected to stay current with the reading assignments. The semester
goes quickly so be prepared to work!
There will be field trips that will involve you going to events outside of class time. As these trips
get scheduled, we will discuss alternatives if you have a conflict
For MNSU’s academic integrity policy, please refer to
https://www.mnsu.edu/policies/approved/academichonesty.pdf
Assessment
Attendance 10%
HW responses 40%
Journal 25%
Class assignment/Paper 25%
Schedule
M Jan 13
Introductions
W Jan 15
More Introductions
BIOGRAPHY OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD
M Jan 20 – Martin Luther King Day, No Class!
W Jan 22 Reading: Armstrong, Introduction and Chapter 1 Group A
Discussion Questions: 1 HW GROUP A Judging from Armstrong’s text, and from a
historical viewpoint, do you think that conditions were ripe for Muhammad to preach a
new religion in Mecca, or did he create the circumstances himself?
M Jan 27 Reading: Armstrong, Chapters 2 (all) and 3 pgs. 89 -104 Group B
Discussion Questions: 1 HW GROUP B In what ways did Muhammad’s religion and
religious teachings contradict local traditions? In what ways did they coincide with them
or reinforce them?
W Jan 29 Reading: Armstrong, Chapters 3 (104-123) and 4 (125-140) Group A
Discussion Questions: 2 HW GROUP A How does Armstrong present the conflict
between the Meccans and the Muslims…as a diplomatic, religious, tribal or military
conflict?
M Feb 3 Reading: Armstrong, Chapters 4 (140-164) and 5 (all)
Discussion Questions: 2 HW GROUP B The biography of Muhammad is part of the
cultural background of much of the world. Why is it so unfamiliar in the US?
Early Islamic History
W Feb 5 Reading: Ansary – Introduction and Chapter 1
Discussion Questions: 3 HW GROUP A Ansary explains his goal in the introduction.
What does he hope to accomplish with this book?
M Feb 10 Reading: Ansary, Chapters 2 and 3
Discussion Questions: 3 HW GROUP B Does Ansary’s account of Muhammad’s life
compare with Armstrong’s? How is it different or similar?
W Feb 12 Reading: Ansary, Chapters 4 and 5
Discussion Questions: 4 HW GROUP A In what ways did the Muslim world change in
this period?
M Feb 17 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 6 and 7
Discussion Questions: 4 HW Group B The Abbasid Age marks the end of one era of
Islamic history and the beginning of another. Or does it? How do you interpret it?
W Feb 19 – Reading: Posted on D2L Lost History
Discussion Questions: Bring reading to class, journaling assignment in class.
M Feb 24 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 8 and 9
Discussion Questions: 5 HW GROUP A Who are the Turks? Who are the Mongols?
What is an ethnicity? What sort of changes occured in Ansary’s “Middle World” in this
period? How does this fit in with global history?
W Feb 26 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 10
Discussion Question: 5 HW Group B How was the new world order different, postMongol? What arose out of the ashes of destruction?
Modern Islamic History
M Mar 2 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 11
Discussion Question…Be prepared to in class journal on this question: Is this chapter a
betrayal of Ansary’s stated goal? Is he succumbing to a Eurocentric view of history?
W Mar 4 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 12
Discussion Questions: 6 GROUP A What characterized these contacts between Europe
and the Middle World? What were the reasons for contact?
M Mar 9
SPRING BREAK!
W Mar 11
SPRING BREAK!
M Mar 16 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 12
Discussion Questions: 6 GROUP A What characterized these contacts between Europe
and the Middle World? What were the reasons for contact?
W Mar 18 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 13
Discussion Questions: 6 HW GROUP B In what ways did European imperialism effect
the Middle East? What were the responses? Were the responses effective?
M Mar 23 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 14
Discussion Questions: 7 HW GROUP A In what ways did new inventions and new
ideas affect the Islamic World?
W March 25 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 15
Discussion Questions: 7 HW GROUP B What is secularism? What is secular modernism?
M March 30 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 16
Discussion Questions: 8 HW Group A What is the crisis of modernity? How has it
resolved or not resolved worldwide?
W April 1 Reading: Ansary, Chapter 17 and Afterword
Discussion Questions: 8 HW GROUP B Is Ansary supportive of the way modern events
have played out? Do you think he is disappointed?
Topics in Islamic Civilizations
M April 6 – IRAN!
Reading: Iran! Readings posted on Blackboard
Discussion Questions: TBD
W April 8 – GENDER
Reading: Homa Hoodfar, The Veil in their Minds and on Our Heads: Veiling Practices and
Muslim Women and Satrapi, Persepolis until pg. 39.
Discussion Questions: 9 HW Group A How does Hoodfar confront our prejudices
concerning veiling?
M Apr 13 – PALESTINE
Reading TBD
Discussion Questions: 9 HW GROUP B
W Apr 15 – CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS?
Reading: Mir Zohair Husain, Islam and the Muslim World
Discussion Questions: 10 HW GROUP A What do you think of Samuel Huntington’s
argument and Edward Said’s response? What perspective do you think the mainstream
media presents?
M Apr 20 – ISLAMOPHOBIA IN THE US AND EUROPE
Reading TBD
Discussion Questions: Be prepared for a journaling assignment in class.
W Apr 22 – SOMALIA!
Reading TBD
Discussion Questions: Be prepared for an inclass journaling assignment
M Apr 27 – AGHANISTAN AND IRAQ!
Reading TBD
Discussion Questions: Be prepared for an in class journaling assignment
M Apr 29 MUSIC, ARTS, CULTURE
Reading TBD
Discussion Questions: 10 HW GROUP B
EXAM WEEK

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