History of Non-European World: Indigenous Societies of Central Asia and West Asia
Unit I Geographical background- West Asia and Central Asia.
Unit II Mongol Empire under Chingez Khan, (a) conquests, military organization, religious policy, (b) reforms in Mongol empire.
Unit III Timur and his conquests – Military System : (a) religious policy and culture (b) development of fine arts.
Uzbegs of Central Asia, (a) State organization and religion, (b) Russian conquests and its impact.
Unit IV The Ottomans-Polity and Administration, (a) Army organizations, (b) positions of Jews and Christians, (c) Decline of the Ottoman empire.
Unit V Iran under Safavid dynasty, (a) conquest administration and reforms under Shah Ismail to Shah Abbas I, (b) downfall of Safavid Empire, (c) Rise of Nadir Shah, (d) restricted modernization in Iran.