Europe since 1939 From the Second World War to the Creation of the European Union and Beyond (HIST 235.3)

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HIST 235 02 January 2019
HIST 235 02 January 2018


This course surveys major developments in European history since 1939. Topics covered include the Second World War and the Holocaust; postwar reconstruction; the Cold War; Europe and the colonial world; stages in the formation of the European Union; the social movements of the 1960s (the student and women?s movements, environmentalism; the sexual revolution); the economic challenges of the 1970s and 80s; the fall of communism in Eastern Europe; and the issues and challenges facing contemporary European society.


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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