HIST 333

The Great War in Europe

Prerequisites HIST 144. Not open to students who received credit for HNRS 308 in Spring 2009. The Great War is often considered the bloody birth of the modern world. Arguably, it was the first “total war,” precipitated America’s entry onto the world stage, facilitated the Bolshevik Revolution, destroyed Europe’s multiethnic empires, and set the stage for fascism and World War II. This course explores the diplomatic, political, and economic history of the war and its myriad legacies. Offered alternate years. V.1

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