Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Hst 559 Topics in Modern European History

Examines a selected theme related to the history of modern Europe from (primarily) the 19th through the 20th centuries. Topics will vary, whether focusing internationally or on a single European nation, but will include the definition of Europe; dictatorship and sovereignty; nationalism and identity; society and the state; the experience of modern violence; trials and justice; world wars; comparative fascism; social and political transition, and war and society. May be taken a second time for credit (maximum 8 credits) with a different topic. Expected preparation: Graduate standing.


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