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The Vietnam Wars

HIS 478

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This course takes up the twentieth-century Vietnam wars as a subject of international history, with a cast of actors ranging from Vietnam and the United States to France, China, and the Soviet Union. It is a subject that sheds light on some of the most significant dynamics of political, economic, and social change at work in the twentieth-century world. Themes include self-determination and imperialism, colonialism and counterinsurgency, social revolution and state control, liberalism and communism, policymaking and diplomacy, memory and legacy, and literature and history.
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Section S01

  • Type: Seminar
  • Section: S01
  • Status: C
  • Enrollment: 15
  • Capacity: 15
  • Class Number: 21715
  • Schedule: T 01:30 PM-04:20 PM