HIST 729 - The Cold War: Communism vs. Democracy

Overview

Course Title

The Cold War: Communism vs. Democracy

Department(s)

Description

Focuses on the period 1945-1990 when a bipolar confrontation developed between the United States and the Soviet Union, characterized by propaganda, competing military alliances, arms races, nuclear brinksmanship and proxy wars. The course will analyze historians' competing interpretations of the origins and expansion of the Cold War from the end of World War Two through the collapse of communism.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule