HIS 350L • Nuclear Age - W
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Explores the history of nuclear weapons in the United States since 1945, taking account of political, diplomatic, intellectual, and cultural dimensions. Contains a substantial writing component and fulfills part of the basic education requirement in writing. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Seminar in history: discussion, reading, and research in a small class. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history.
several short papers
Possible books include: Boyer, BY THE BOMB'S EARLY LIGHT; May, HOMEWARD BOUND; Gustafson, NUCLEAR RITES; Kornbluh, THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS