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Losers of World War II
GOVT 285
Spring 2025
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: CEAS 280, GRST 267

This course explores the experiences of Germany and Japan in the postwar era. These countries faced the dual challenge of making political transitions to democratic government and recovering from the economic ruin of World War II. Japan and Germany both were occupied and rebuilt by the United States, and both were blamed for the devastation of the war. How did Japan and Germany respond to being cast as worldwide villains? How strong were the democracies that developed? This course explores these questions by comparing the culture, history, and institutions of these two countries.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS)(CEAS-Polit Econ)(CGST-MN)(GOVT)(GOVT-Comparativ)(GOVT-Intl.)(GRST-MN)(GRST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

Last Updated on JUL-20-2024
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