HIST 1240: The World in the Twentieth Century, 1945-Present

An overview of the major events and movements during the second half of the “short” twentieth century. The course will broadly explore the world-wide impact of the Cold War, communism, decolonization, globalization, terrorism, etc. The geographical focus of the material will vary with the instructor. (3 lecture hours or 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour a week.