This class will survey the important events that have shaped the history of the world during the 20th century. The course will emphasize the connectedness of political, economic and intellectual innovations in assessing their global implications. Through class discussion of primary source materials, students will learn to apply the methodology of historical analysis to recent and contemporary developments. This course satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement in Humanistic Foundations.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / Twentieth-Century World