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GEOG 590 Understanding Central Asia

GEOG 590.  Understanding Central Asia.  3 Credits.   NW S/W   

An intensive, multidisciplinary survey of Central Asia, focusing on the former Soviet republics-Kazakhstan, Krygyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan-with additional coverage of neighboring regions (the Caucasus and the Caspian basin, Afghanistan, and western China). The course addresses the history of the region (from the Silk Road to Soviet rule), geography, religion, and the building of post-Soviet states and societies. This course is offered at the 500 and 700 level with additional assignments at the 700 level. Not open to students with credit in REES 710. (Same as REES 510.) Prerequisite: One previous interdisciplinary area studies course or the instructor's permission.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies

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