HIST 1115: Modern History 1900 - 1939

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

Course Description

Beginning with a survey of the European powers at the turn of the century, the course traces the causes of World War I, the nature of the war and the prolonged attempts to settle it. The Russian Revolution and the modernization of the Soviet Union under Stalin, the rise of Fascism in Italy and Nazism in Germany, the impact of the Great Depression are principal themes. The course ends examining the causes of the Second World War.

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