HISTORY 319 - Europe Since 1945
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Cost:
50-100
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The year is 1945. With Europe in ruins, what was to become of the cradle of Western civilization? This course will examine the continent’s many and multifaceted transformations, from the Stalinization of Eastern Europe to the Cold War, the advent of mass consumption in the West, the end of colonial empires, popular protest movements, European integration, the fall of communism after 1989, and the return of war with the Balkan conflict. We will look at these issues from the perspectives of both citizens and states. Along the way we will juxtapose the ideal of a unified Europe and the reality of national and regional tensions, among them the divisions between North and South, East and West. Ultimately we will trace not only the hopeful politics of European reconstruction but also the fearful maneuvering to protect Fortress Europe from outside influences. Students are expected to attend and actively participate in section, complete the weekly reading assignments, and write a short paper and a midterm and final exam.

HISTORY 319 - Europe Since 1945
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
12171
Open
20
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture when they elect a discussion.
002 (DIS)
P
12172
Open
9
14LSA Hnrs
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: LSA Honors only section.
003 (DIS)
P
12173
Open
1
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
12174
Open
3
 
-
Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
12175
Open
2
 
-
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
19119
Open
3
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
31865
Open
2
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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