HIST 140: The World since 1945

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This introduction to the contemporary world examines the Cold War and its international aftermath, decolonization, national development across a variety of cases, and trends in the global economy.

Required Texts:

  • Hunt, The World Transformed: 1945 to the Present (2015), ISBN 978-0199371020
  • Césaire, Discourse on Colonialism (2001), ISBN 978-1583670255

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