Course

HIST 427 Education, Literacy, Printing Select Term:
The history of education and literacy in Islamic and Ottoman societies from around 1400 to 1800 will be studied in comparative perspective. Topics will include : conceptions of reading and education in pre-modern societies; elite readers and elite reading matter; the diffusion of literacy and publishing; the social and political conditions for widespread printing in Tokugawa Japan; comparisons between pre-1800 modes and levels of literacy in the Russian and Ottoman empires.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 6
Prerequisite : Undergraduate level SPS 101 Minimum Grade of D OR Undergraduate level SPS 102 Minimum Grade of D
Corequisite : -