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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

HS 3250 - Europe Since 1945

This course deals exclusively with events after 1945 while reviewing the problems attached to the study of contemporary history. Topics include the postwar political and economic reconstruction of Europe, the origins and course of the Cold War, the emergence of the welfare state, the decline of colonialism, the student revolts of 1968, the economic difficulties of the 1970s, the fall of Communism in eastern Europe, the reunification of Germany, and prospects for greater European unity.