2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 090 - Twentieth Century Global History

This course examines events and themes in global history over the duration of the 20th century. Topics in the course will include the tension between internationalism and nationalism as seen in the rise of political ideologies like anarchism, socialism, and fascism, the process of global alignment during and after the World Wars and the Cold War, the role of social movements and the mobilization of people for societal change, the idea of the “Third World” and the challenges of decolonization and postcolonial nation building, and the meaning of “globalization.” Within these topical examinations, we consider the lived experience of history alongside the common threads that connect these experiences throughout the globe and to the challenges and opportunities facing our world today.
Fulfills the Global Comparative Perspective.

Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: GP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year.