Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

HIST 3801 Contemporary World History since 1945


A topical survey of world historical developments since the end of the Second World War. This course will deal with the birth and death of the Cold War, decolonization, north/south rivalry, ethnic and cultural conflict, nuclear proliferation, trends in international trade, technological transfer and development, the rise of the Pacific Rim, conflict in the Middle East, and international relations since the end of the Cold War.

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