HIST 3360 Main Currents in Contemporary World History
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 30.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
The history of the major world regions and their interrelationship since 1945. Breakdown of the wartime alliance; confrontation between the West and the Soviet system; the era of the cold war and peaceful coexistence. The end of colonial rule and the rise of new states in Asia and Africa. Historical context of modern revolutions and wars, and political and economic changes.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.