World History, 1900 - present
Formerly: HIST 105, 242
Broad interpretive survey of the major forces that have shaped the world since the beginning of the twentieth century. Emphasis on growing inter-state rivalries, Western colonialism, the two world wars, the economic crises of the early twentieth century, the rise of totalitarianism, the Cold War and the rise of major states within the Third World, as well as on growing interdependence among states.
- Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 112, HIST 105, HIST 105A, HIST 105B, HIST 242.