Beginning with the use of a nuclear bomb on Japan and ending with the fall of Saigon, this seminar will examine the first two phases of United States-Soviet relations characterized by containment, the development and use of covert intelligence apparatuses, and the displacement of conflict into "hot war" zones in the Third World. We will also address domestic ideologies that supported and opposed Cold War policies, among them McCarthyism, consumer culture, civil rights, conservatism and the New Left.
COURSE FORMAT: Discussion
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: [HIST233 or AMST247] OR [AMST200 or LAST200] OR HIST240 Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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