Jan 19, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022

POLI 223 - The Politics of the World Wars


This course explores the causes, character and consequences of First and Second World Wars through the disciplinary lenses of both History and International Relations. Among the topics it covers are the origins of the wars; the grand strategies of the major belligerent powers; the political economy of the wars; the holocaust and other war crimes; the “decisive battles” or turning points of the wars; and the world order that emerged out of (and in response to) these conflicts. Alternate years. (4 Credits)