Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


History 351. War and Peace in the Mediterranean World 1400-1700

This course compares the histories of the Spanish and Ottoman empires, two hegemonic states that emerged simultaneously on opposite ends of the Mediterranean. Studies the formation of political institutions, society, and cultures in each community and the political military conflicts that divided the two from each other. Also focuses on the different ways that Christians, Muslims and Jews interacted in these two empires.