The Two World Wars and the 21st Century

HST 2210 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Examines the causes and consequences of the two World Wars. Perhaps no two events more shaped the twentieth century and perhaps even the twenty-first century than World Wars I and II. Topics include the growing rivalries among European powers in the early twentieth century; the wars themselves and their social and economic ramifications; the Paris Peace Conference and its impact on Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; interwar issues and the rivalries that arose from the World War I settlements and led to World War II; and the consequences of WWII, including nationalist movements and the cold war, the legacies of which we continue to struggle with today.

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Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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