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(S3.E3.) Chpt 15: The Muslim Empires

Chpt 15: The Muslim Empires. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link, Download file

The podcast provides an overview of the three great Muslim empires that began in the 1500s. Religion was a central theme at this time period with both the Europeans and the Muslim Empires. Why were the Muslim Empires were peaceful and engage in less bloddy wars than their counterparts in Europe? This is one of the issues to explore in comparing the two regions during the same time period in history.

In addition to a review of the chapter, listen to the music selected by one of the students in the class: Adrenochome and Brandon S. Hire. Check out their web pages for more information about the artists: http://www.adrenochome.biz/ and http://www.brandonshire.net/

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