Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013
HIST 3301 Diplomatic and Military History since 1815
Prerequisite: HIST 1112.
Students will discuss the period of unprecedented stability in Europe that followed Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, demonstrate an understanding of the Age of Imperialism, with its transformative effects on African and Asian societies. The course will also cover the contemporaneous wars of independence in Latin America, and the growing interdependence between that region and the United States. In the twentieth century, the course will discuss the two World Wars, the Cold War, and the growing importance of foreign policy relationships in the Middle East.