HIST 2201

The World in the Era of the World Wars

Prereq: Eligible for ENGC 1101, and READ 1106

This course will present a history of the world in the first half of the twentieth century. Course topics will include: the world on the eve of the Great War; the origins of WWI; the Paris Peace Conference; the rise of totalitarian systems such as Communism, Fascism and Nazism; the origins of WWII; the war in Europe; the Holocaust; the war in the Pacific; strategic bombing; the decision to use atomic weapons against Japan; war crimes trials; war's aftermath and legacy.

Credits: 3
Semesters: Fall, Spring
MnTC Goals: 5 , 8

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