20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Two modules from HST200-HST2999

Aims/Description: The American War in Vietnam tarnished the United States' international reputation, bitterly divided the country, and continues to haunt US foreign policy. Yet, the war was much more than simply an episode in American history. Rather, it was a global event. New scholarship reveals the role of Vietnamese, French, Chinese, and Soviet actors, among others, while the political and cultural impact of the war extended beyond the U.S. and Vietnam. This module employs new scholarship and an array of primary sources, from government documents to fiction and film, to explore the American, Vietnamese, and international dimensions of the conflict. 

Staff Contact: Rebecca Freeman
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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