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ADHS 1142 An Emerging World (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

Focuses on events in Europe to view how the world community of nations defined their role in and came to terms with the twenty-first century. Novels, memoirs, essays and documentaries reveal the events and decisions that forced or allowed nations to define themselves in the modern world. Topics include Europe and World War I; the Great Depression; World War II; decolonization and the Cold War; and resurgent nationalism and the “new world order, globalization and terrorism.” Books include Regeneration, Pat Barker; The Road to Wigan Pier, George Orwell; The European Home Fronts, Earl Beck; Blood and Belonging, Michael Ignatieff; and brief readings.


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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14