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GEO 2420 (Section 2296 / Fall, 2008) S TUDY Q UESTIONS , E XAM T HREE (P ART 2) Copyright Abe Goldman, 2008 N OTE : Exam #3 will be given on Wed. Dec 10 at the regular class time in our classroom. This is the second part of the Study Guide for Exam 3. It includes only questions relating to the news articles for this section of the course. (The first part, covering readings from the Rubenstein textbook, was posted earlier.) ****************************************************************************** Readings The following readings will be included on the third exam Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 5 (pp. 144-179). New York Times Wilford, John Noble. 2007. “Languages die, but not their last words.” New York Times, September 19, 2007. (Article 30) Romero, Simon. 2008. “In Babel of tongues, Suriname seeks itself.” New York Times, March 23, 2008. (Article 31) Barasa, Simiyu. 2008. “Kenya’s war of words.” New York Times, February 12, 2008. (Article 32) The following articles are recommended but not required ; they are available on reserve: Sultan, Tim. 2006. “It’s not the sights, it’s the sounds.” New York Times, March 17, 2006. Wade, Nicholas. 2007. “English, Irish, Scots: they’re all one, genes suggest.” New York Times, March 5, 2007. Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 6 (pp. 180-217). New York Times Europe Bruni, Frank. “Faith fades where it once burned strong.” New York Times, October 13, 2003. (Article 33) Indonesia Sims, Calvin. 2007. “Indonesia: gambling that tolerance will trump fear.” New York Times, April 15, 2007. (Article 34) Egypt
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2 Slackman, Michael. 2008. “Dreams stifled, Egypt’s young turn to Islamic fervor.” New York Times, February 17, 2007. (Article 35) Pakistan Sengupta, Somini. 2007. “Red Mosque fueled Islamic fervor in young women.” New York Times, July 24, 2007. (Article 36) 8. Ethnicity, Nationalism, & Political Conflict; Rubenstein, The Cultural Landscape , Chapter 7 (pp 218-251); Chap. 8 (pp 254-287). Former Soviet Union Levy, Clifford. “Moscow’s mayor exports Russia’s new nationalism.” New York Times, October 26, 2008. (Article 37) Iraq Dagher, Sam. 2008. “Fractures in Iraq city as Kurds and Baghdad vie.” New York Times, October 28, 2008. (Article 38) Farrell, Stephen, et al. 2008. “As fears ease, Baghdad sees walls tumble.” New York Times, October 10, 2008. (Article 39) Pakistan & Afghanistan Perlez, Jane and Pir Zubair Shah. 2008. “Confronting Taliban, Pakistan finds itself at war.” New York Times, October 3, 2008. (Article 40) Gall, Carlotta. “Killings from Taliban’s era still haunt a valley.” New York Times, July 25, 2002. (Article 41) Note: The following longer article on Pakistan is recommended, but not required : Filkins, Dexter. 2008. “Right at the edge.” New York Times Magazine, September 7, 2008. Sudan
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