HSTR 369

Hiroshima and Beyond

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Examines the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that killed 300,000 people, mostly civilians. Explores how the decision was made and the rejected alternatives. Analyzes the impact of the bombs on diverse populations in the context of the Pacific War. Introduces legal perspectives, nuclear proliferation, and the history of the anti-nuclear movement.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 369, HIST 438 (if taken as section A01 in Jan-Apr 2014).

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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