HST308 - The Cold War

This course will examine the international history of the Cold War. Special emphasis will be placed not only on the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union, but also on how the entire world between 1945 and 1991 was influenced by the competition between the different ideologies and socio-economic systems that those countries represented. It also will suggest how the Cold War has continued to influence our present era.

PREREQUISITE(S): Any 100- or 200-level history course or POL209 or permission of instructor.

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