History 082. Spring 2006
Describe the interaction of religion, politics, and cultural change in the evolution of Muslim societies to 1258 CE.
· Write no more than five double-spaced pages in 12 point font.
· Attach your paper in WORD DOC format to the Paper1 Assignment slot in Blackboard.
· Be as specific and factual as you can be.
Be sure to organize your prose effectively by putting coherent
paragraphs into a logical flow of discussion. Grading will necessarily include
consideration of the prose quality of your essay.
Ø In addressing this assignment, specify in prose important chronological markers, major periods of change, and prominent actors, geographical sites, and regions.
Ø Use appropriate information from the textbook within the framework provided by lectures.
Consider the term "culture" carefully and think about
its distinction from
Remember: One central issue here is the influence that the
expansion had on Islamic cultural environments.