Minor in Security Studies - War and Society since 1945 HIST 2055   War and Society since 1945
This course examines the role of war, the development of military forces, and the changes in the international balance of power since 1945. Topics of discussion will include the Cold War; decolonization; "superpowers", military alliances, and the "Third World"; nuclear weapons and deterrence theory; terrorism, guerrilla warfare, and counter-insurgency; developments in conventional forces; war in Algeria, Indo-China, Korea and the Middle East.
FORMAT: Lecture