Academic Calendar 2019/2020 - W-A-R (Whiskey Alpha Romeo): An Introduction to War in the Modern Age
HIST 2206 W-A-R (Whiskey Alpha Romeo): An Introduction to War in the Modern Age
Prerequisites:Six credits of History at the 1000 level or any 24 credits completed.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Students are introduced to the study of war and the discipline of military history. Students examine various methodological approaches to investigate modern warfare. Study begins with the questions: What is military history? How is it written? Why? Students read and discuss foundational exemplary works and learn how to research and write historically. Particular attention is paid to engaging the wide-range of military histories from traditional ‘battle studies’ to the broader context of war and society.