NMC374H1: The Mamluks: from Slaves to Sultans

Hours: 
24L

Engages with fundamental themes of Islamic civilization that played out in the Mamluk sultanate of Egypt and Syria: slavery, plague, the role of women, military patronage, global trade networks, the emergence of a “discourse” society, science and medicine, material culture and architecture, and the impact of Crusades and Mongol invasions.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)