History | Europe in the Twentieth Century II
B362 | 2835 | Diehl


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B362 will cover the major social, political, economic, and military-
diplomatic developments in Europe from ca. 1930 to the present.  A
major focus of the course will be World War II, its origins,
immediate effects, and consequences.  Some of the specific topics
that will be dealt with are:  the Great Depression of the 1930ís and
its social and political consequences, international communism,
fascism, the emergence of the Soviet and National Socialist
totalitarian regimes in Russia and Germany, World War II and the
Holocaust, postwar European recovery and the development of the
common market, European politics from the 1960ís to 1990, and the
Cold War and its end in Europe.  There will be two mid-term
examinations and a final.