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The Cold War and Political Culture
HIST 341
Fall 2006 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 344

Beginning with the use of a nuclear bomb on Japan and ending with the fall of Saigon, this seminar will examine the first two phases of United States-Soviet relations characterized by containment, the development and use of covert intelligence apparatuses, and the displacement of conflict into "hot war" zones in the Third World. We will also address domestic ideologies that supported and opposed Cold War policies, among them McCarthyism, consumer culture, civil rights, conservatism and the New Left.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [HIST233 or AMST247] OR [AMST200 or LAST200] OR [HIST240 or AMST230]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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