War and Memory

History 280B.004

Spring 2007
Instructor: 
Adamthwaite
Location: 
3104 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
W 2-4
CCN: 
39759
Units: 
Units

This seminar can be taken as a 280 or 285. The subject is one of the growth areas of the historiography of twentieth century Europe. The focus is on the two world wars, Cold War and wars of decolonization but those with interests in other conflicts will be welcome. Readings offer a variety of perspectives: cultural, political, economic and social. Books include Jay Winter, Remembering War, David Reynolds, In Command of History, A.C Grayling, Among the Dead Cities, and Catherine Merridale, Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945. Requirements: one 12 page paper; a six sentence summary of each book, introducing a discussion on the book of the week.

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