This course will analyze the 40-year rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union that brought the world to the brink of nuclear annihilation. Topics to be covered include the logic of nuclear deterrence; superpower competition for client states in the Third World; and the way that the Cold War structured the economies, political systems and ideological outlook of the two sides.
Unless preregistered students attend the first class meeting or communicate directly with the instructor prior to the first class, they will be dropped from the class list. NOTE: Students must still submit a completed Drop/Add form to the Registrar's Office.
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture/Discussion
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: GOVT155 OR GOVT157 Links to Web Resources For This Course.
Last Updated on MAR-18-2003
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