HIST 1115: The Modern World: 1900–1945

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

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This course surveys a unique period of change and conflict in world history, from the pinnacle of European imperial power in the globe to its demise in World Wars I and II. Students examine the origins and outcomes of both World Wars and the rise of Soviet Communism, Nazism, and Fascism. The emergence of America as a global power and the rise of nationalist movements in Asia and Africa contesting European control will be among the topics surveyed. They will also examine the events of World War II in Europe and Asia including the Holocaust, the end of World War II, and the beginnings of the Cold War.

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