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The Cold War, 1945-1991

History 3680 - Fall 2020

This course presents an assessment of the Cold War from the perspective of its major participants. Topics include: the origins of the Cold War in Europe and Asia; the Korean War; the Stalin regime; McCarthyism and the Red Scare; the nuclear arms race; the conflict over Berlin; Cold War film and literature; superpower rivalry in Guatemala, Cuba, Vietnam, Africa, and the Middle East; the rise and fall of detente; the Reagan years and the impact of Gorbechev; the East European Revolutions; and the end of the Cold War.
Course Attributes: EN HBU HumBU ISAS HUMAS LCDFA HUM

Section 01

The Cold War, 1945-1991
INSTRUCTOR: Knapp
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The Cold War, 1945-1991
INSTRUCTOR: Knapp
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