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1middleeast - Regional Outline for Middle East Politics...

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Regional Outline for Middle East 8000 – 600 CE 600 – 1450 CE 1450-1750 CE 1750 – 1914 CE 1914 - Present Politics -city-state - controlled city and surrounding area Caliphs -political unrest -succession -problem Islam-Theocratic Rulers- codified Islamic law Sultan -Provincial gov’t -centralized power -Ottoman decline -centralized, but -not around economy -Turkish state -Sultan kicked out Ataturk- father of the Turks Economy Trade -great traders -agricultural Participated in trade -Trans Sahara Trade -Silk Road/Route -Indian Ocean Trade -Initially dominated trade (beginning) -Indian Ocean, African Coast -Trade still go on -no longer dominant traders/master traders WWI- join central power (lost) -“Attempted” Industrialization -Iran, Iraq- Oil supply (econ based) Social Class/Gender -Men work (more freedom) -Women confined to home -Slavery (owned slaves) -from E.Africa Education- more opportunities Women- married at puberty - equal before Allah Harems established -female slaves, women had some rights Social Class: 1)Sultan 2)Gov’t
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