Academic Calendar 2019/2020 - The Making of Modern Europe: From Total War to Revolution 1914 - 1991
HIST 2227 The Making of Modern Europe: From Total War to Revolution 1914 - 1991
Prerequisites:Six credits of 1000 level History or 24 credits completed.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:Students consider the developments in European history over the span of the ""short 20th century"" from 1914-1991. Among the principal events examined are the century's two total wars, the Russian Revolution and its consequences, the rise of communism and fascism, the Cold War and the end of empires. Students gain a foundational understanding of the decline of European hegemony.