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HIST 3486 Study and Writing of History: Korea: America's Forgotten War (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The first hot war of the Cold War, the Korean War is typically referred to as 'the Forgotten War.' But why? What was the impact of the Korean War on U.S. society? How do different historians interpret and understand the war and its status as 'forgotten'? In this course, we will examine the Korean War through American, Korean and Korean-American eyes and try to understand how different groups – for example, American and Korean civilians, American GIs – experienced the war then, how they remember the war, and how the Korean War continues to impact their lives today.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Arissa Oh

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II; History Major Standing

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Last Updated: 07-Jan-15