Europe from 1870 to 1939 War Politics and Culture in Modern Mass Society (HIST 234.3)

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This course surveys major developments in European history between 1870 and the outbreak of the Second World War. Topics covered include the geopolitical, intellectual, cultural, and other legacies of the late nineteenth century; the origins and outcomes of the First World War; the Russian Revolution and the rise of communism; artistic and cultural movements of the interwar years; the emergence and spread of fascism; the Great Depression; Nazi Germany; the Spanish Civil War; and the diplomatic crises of the late 1930s.


3 credit units HIST at the 100 level, or INTS 101, or 30 credit units of university.


Post-1815; Europe and Great Britain. Students with credit for HIST 229.6 may not take this course for credit.

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