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Academic Year 2002/2003
The Cold War
GOVT 273 SP
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;
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.
John L. Gaddis, RUSSIA, THE SOVIET UNION AND THE UNITED STATES L.R. Kirtz. A SOCIOLOGY OF THE ARMS RACE K.A. Oye, ed., EAGLE IN A NEW WORLD M.J. Hogan, ed., THE END OF THE COLD WAR
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Midterm, three short papers, one research paper.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Additional Requirements and/or Comments not known
Gen Ed Area Dept:
GOVT155 OR GOVT157
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Last Updated on MAR-18-2003
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