2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 15, 2019  
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HIST 2040 - World War I: The Great War in Society, Literature, and Culture: 1914-1919


Described as the axis on which the 20th century has revolved, World War I stands out in history as the cataclysmic backdrop to the beginnings of the modern age. We will consider the origins of the war in the industrial and imperial expansionism of the previous half-century and the determinism of diplomatic alliances that locked countries into a conflict perceived as unavoidable.

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