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HIST 349 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3 Credits
Aims to provide an overview of international developments from the Potsdam Conference down to the current issues of globalization and the emergence of USA as the only world power. Topics dealt with include : the origins of the Cold War; NATO and the Warsaw Pact; regional wars (Korea, Vietnam) and other crises (Berlin, Cuba, the Middle East); ); the partial thaw of the 1970s; the SALT agreements; the Third World and the Non-Alignment movement; the Helsinki Summit of 1975. Escalating tensions from the late 1970s into the 1980s (renewed nuclear buildups, together with crises in Grenada, Nicaragua, Afghanistan, and Ethiopia- Somalia). The disintegration of the USSR and the end of the Cold War. A new era of diplomatic and military instability, marked by US unilateralism, the emergence of China as a new power, the EU as another global player, continuing problems in Russia, "failed states" in the Third World, and global terrorism.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2018-2019 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3
Fall 2016-2017 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3
Fall 2014-2015 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3
Fall 2013-2014 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3
Fall 2012-2013 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3
Spring 2011-2012 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3
Spring 2010-2011 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3
Fall 2008-2009 Diplomatic History of the Modern Era II (1945-2004) 3
Spring 2006-2007 Diplomatic History of Modern Times II (1945-2004) 3
Spring 2005-2006 Diplomatic History of Modern Times II (1945-2004) 3
Spring 2004-2005 Diplomatic History of Modern Times II (1945-2004) 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS (6 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
General Requirements: