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HIST 664 - Europe: 1914-Present

(3 units)
Detailed study of an age of conflict and its interludes of peace.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. analyze, evaluate, and interpret primary sources with attention to content, historical and cultural context, genre, and language.
2. analyze and clearly explain the argument, main points, and use of evidence in secondary sources through class discussion and written assignments.
3. analyze and synthesize arguments from primary and secondary sources to craft an original interpretation related to twentieth-century European history.
4. identify the key events, actors, and places of twentieth-century European history and demonstrate an awareness how these change over time.
5. explain how the twentieth-century experiences of war, revolution, decolonization, and genocide shaped the lives of Europeans and others across the globe.
6. critically examine twentieth-century European films considering both their original historical context and the development of European cinema.
7. identify the main themes of the field in individual and group discussions.
8. analyze examples of major secondary works in the field.
9. write a lengthy historiographical analysis or research paper in which historiography figures prominently.


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