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Spring 2012 - 61940 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy

International History Since 1898

Instructor(s): Suri, Jeremi
Unique Number: 61940
Day & Time: M 9:00 - 12:00 pm
Room: GAR 1.122
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Course Overview

Topics for these policy seminars have included environmental and natural resources policy, health-service delivery policy, social welfare policy, transportation policy, science and technology policy, international affairs, national security, urban and regional growth policy, and political campaigns.

 

Section Description

This reading course will examine historical scholarship on the major international phenomena and events that transformed multiple societies across the twentieth century. Topics will include globalization, industrial capitalism, total war, economic depression, fascism, communism, Cold War, decolonization, post-industrial capitalism, and terrorism. The course will analyze how different societies and regions experienced common phenomena and events in diverse ways. The course will also interrogate legacies, memories, myths, and lingering traumas.

 

The History Department is home department for this course (HIS 381 #39645).

 


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