Topics in Global History: The Twentieth Century in Historical Perspective (HIST*6500)
Code and section: HIST*6500*01
Term: Winter 2023
Instructor: Jesse Palsetia
Method of Delivery:
The class format will entail an in-class seminar once a week. Virtual contact may be a possibility, as circumstances warrant.
This course examines major themes relevant to global history in the twentieth century. Topics include the International System; War in the modern world; Revolutions in Europe; Totalitarianism; Genocide; Ideology as war; the rise of India and China, and the USA in world power. The course will entail group readings and discussion, a major paper, and presentations by one or more students on topics within the course.
Methods of Evaluation and Weights:
- 30% Participation
- 35% Seminar Presentation
- 35% Term Paper (Essay)
Courselink provided readings
**Please note: This is a preliminary web course description only. The department reserves the right to change without notice any information in this description. The final, binding course outline will be distributed in the first class of the semester.**