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Michael Morony


PROFESSOR


Contact Information

Email    MORONY@HISTORY.UCLA.EDU
Office  6242 Bunche Hall
Phone  310-825-1962

Degrees

Ph.D. UCLA, 1972

Selected Publications

Iraq After the Muslim Conquest (1983).

"Landholding and Social Change: Lower al-'Iraq in the Early Islamic Period," in T. Khalidi, Land Tenure and Social Transformation in the Middle East (Beirut, 1984), 209-22.

The History of al-Tabari,, Vol. XVIII, Between Civil Wars: The Caliphate of Mu'awiyah (Albany, 1987).

"The Arabisation of the Gulf," in B.R. Pridham, ed., The Arab Gulf and the Arab World (London: Croom Helm, 1988), 3-28.

"The Age of Conversions: A Reassessment," in M. Gervers and J. Bikhazi, eds., Conversion and Continuity. Indigenous Christian Communities in Islamic Lands, Eighth to Eighteenth centuries (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 1990), 135-50.

"Commerce in Early Islamic Iraq," asiem afrika latein amerika, 20 (1993), 699-720

"Land Use and Settlement Patterns in Late Sasanian and Early Islamic Iraq," in G.R.O. King and Averil Cameron, The Byzantine and Early Islamic Near East, II Land Use and Settlement Patterns (Princeton: Darwin Press, 1994), 221-29

"Michael the Syrian as a Source for Economic History," Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies 3, no. 2 (July 2000)

Research

Near Eastern History

Previous Courses by Term

2017 Spring Quarter

History of North Africa from Islamic Conquest

Capstone Seminar: History -- Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2017 Winter Quarter

Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 1300 to 1700

2016 Spring Quarter

Iranian Civilization

2016 Winter Quarter

Advanced Historiography: Near East

2015 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of Middle East

Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 500 to 1300

2015 Spring Quarter

Premodern Islam

Capstone Seminar: History -- Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2015 Winter Quarter

Capstone Seminar: History -- Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2014 Fall Quarter

Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 500 to 1300

2014 Spring Quarter

History of Islamic Iberia

2014 Winter Quarter

Advanced Historiography: Near East

2013 Fall Quarter

Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 500 to 1300

Capstone Seminar: History -- Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2013 Winter Quarter

Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 1300 to 1700

Capstone Seminar: History -- Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2012 Spring Quarter

Capstone Seminar: History -- Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2012 Winter Quarter

Advanced Historiography: Near East

2011 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of the Near and Middle East

Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 500 to 1300

2011 Winter Quarter

History of North Africa from Islamic Conquest

Capstone Seminar: History -- Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2010 Fall Quarter

Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 500 to 1300

2010 Spring Quarter

Iranian Civilization

2010 Winter Quarter

Advanced Historiography: Near East

2009 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of the Near and Middle East

Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 500 to 1300

2009 Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Variable Topics Research Seminars: History -- Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2009 Winter Quarter

Undergraduate Variable Topics Research Seminars: History -- Near East

2008 Fall Quarter

Survey of Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

Premodern Islam

2008 Summer Session

Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of the Near and Middle East

2008 Winter Quarter

History of North Africa from Islamic Conquest

Advanced Historiography: Near East

2007 Fall Quarter

Survey of Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

2007 Spring Quarter

History of North Africa from Islamic Conquest

Topics in History: Near East

2007 Winter Quarter

Premodern Islam

Undergraduate Variable Topics Seminars: Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2006 Spring Quarter

U.S.-Iran Relations: Politics, Rhetoric, and History of Conflict

History of North Africa from Islamic Conquest

Iranian Civilization

2006 Winter Quarter

Survey of Middle East from 500 to the Present: 1300 to 1700

Advanced Historiography: Near East

2005 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of the Near and Middle East

Survey of Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

2005 Spring Quarter

History of North Africa from Islamic Conquest

2005 Winter Quarter

Undergraduate Variable Topics Seminars: Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2004 Fall Quarter

Survey of Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

Undergraduate Variable Topics Seminars: Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2004 Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar: Near East

Topics in History: Near East

2004 Winter Quarter

Advanced Historiography: Near East

2003 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of the Near and Middle East

Survey of the Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

2003 Spring Quarter

Premodern Islam

Undergraduate Seminar: Near East

Topics in History: Near East

Introduction to Sufism

2003 Winter Quarter

Topics in Middle Eastern History

2002 Fall Quarter

Survey of the Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

2002 Spring Quarter

History of North Africa from the Moslem Conquest to 1578

Undergraduate Seminar

Topics in History: Near East

2001 Fall Quarter

Survey of the Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

2001 Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar

2001 Winter Quarter

Topics in Middle Eastern History

Undergraduate Seminar

2000 Fall Quarter

Survey of the Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

2000 Spring Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar

Topics in History: Near East

1999 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of the Near and Middle East

Survey of the Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

1999 Summer Session

History of Islamic Iberia

Undergraduate Seminar

1999 Spring Quarter

History of North Africa from the Moslem Conquest to 1578

Undergraduate Seminar

1999 Winter Quarter

Survey of the Middle East from 500 to the Present: 1300 to 1700

Islamic Civilization: Premodern Islam

1998 Winter Quarter
1997 Fall Quarter

Previous Courses by Course

HIST 191F
Capstone Seminar: History -- Near East

2017 Spring Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2015 Winter Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

HIST 108A
History of North Africa from Islamic Conquest

2017 Spring Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

HIST 201J
Topics in History: Near East

2017 Spring Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2015 Winter Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2007 Spring Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

2002 Spring Quarter

2000 Spring Quarter

HIST 105B
Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 1300 to 1700

2017 Winter Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

HIST M110C
Iranian Civilization

2016 Spring Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

HIST 200J
Advanced Historiography: Near East

2016 Winter Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2004 Winter Quarter

HIST 9D
Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of Middle East

2015 Fall Quarter

HIST 105A
Survey of Middle East, 500 to Present: 500 to 1300

2015 Fall Quarter

2014 Fall Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2011 Fall Quarter

2010 Fall Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

HIST M106
Premodern Islam

2015 Spring Quarter

HIST 108B
History of Islamic Iberia

2014 Spring Quarter

HIST 9D
Introduction to Asian Civilizations: History of the Near and Middle East

2011 Fall Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2008 Summer Session

2005 Fall Quarter

2003 Fall Quarter

1999 Fall Quarter

HIST 191F
Undergraduate Variable Topics Research Seminars: History -- Near East

2009 Spring Quarter

2009 Winter Quarter

HIST 106A
Premodern Islam

2008 Fall Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

HIST 105A
Survey of Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

2008 Fall Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2005 Fall Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

HIST 191F
Undergraduate Variable Topics Seminars: Near East

2007 Winter Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

HIST 88SB
U.S.-Iran Relations: Politics, Rhetoric, and History of Conflict

2006 Spring Quarter

HIST 105B
Survey of Middle East from 500 to the Present: 1300 to 1700

2006 Winter Quarter

HIST 197F
Undergraduate Seminar: Near East

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

HIST 106A
Survey of the Middle East from 500 to the Present: 500 to 1300

2003 Fall Quarter

2002 Fall Quarter

2001 Fall Quarter

2000 Fall Quarter

1999 Fall Quarter

HIST 107
Premodern Islam

2003 Spring Quarter

ISLM ST 98T
Introduction to Sufism

2003 Spring Quarter

HIST 114
Topics in Middle Eastern History

2003 Winter Quarter

2001 Winter Quarter

HIST 109A
History of North Africa from the Moslem Conquest to 1578

2002 Spring Quarter

1999 Spring Quarter

HIST 197P
Undergraduate Seminar

2002 Spring Quarter

HIST 197A
Undergraduate Seminar

2001 Spring Quarter

2001 Winter Quarter

1999 Summer Session

HIST 197G
Undergraduate Seminar

2000 Spring Quarter

HIST 109C
History of Islamic Iberia

1999 Summer Session

HIST 197I
Undergraduate Seminar

1999 Spring Quarter

HIST 107A
Islamic Civilization: Premodern Islam

1999 Winter Quarter

HIST 106B
Survey of the Middle East from 500 to the Present: 1300 to 1700

1999 Winter Quarter

HIST 197J

1998 Winter Quarter

HIST 106B

1998 Winter Quarter

HIST 106A

1997 Fall Quarter

HIST 200J

1997 Fall Quarter