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2015-2016 Catalog

HIST 315 Colloquium: Nation-Building in Iraq, Japan and Vietnam

National-building efforts in Japan, Vietnam and Iraq will be treated as interrelated case studies. Course members will analyze and discuss scholarly works and primary sources directly concerning U.S. interventions in Iraq, Japan or Vietnam, as well as theoretical works that illuminate connections and points of comparison. Writing will emphasize synthesis and criticism of secondary works. [GM2, SS]


One of the following courses: HIST 105, HIST 249, GOVT 102, GOVT 103, or permission of instructor