History (HIST) - War and Peace in the 20th Century

HIST 3417  War and Peace in the 20th Century


Twelve credits of History with at least 3 credits at the 2000-level; or any 54 credits completed.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course considers the impact of war-making and peace-making on the states and societies of this period and explores the relationship between foreign and domestic policy. A primary focus of the course will be the two world wars of the 20th century and the peace-settlements that followed each of these conflicts. This course examines the political, military, diplomatic, legal, philosophical, technological, economic, ideological and cultural forces that make war possible, and peace fragile.

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