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HIST 104B Topics in World History - COMMUNISM & AFTR

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

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Credits: 3

Status Section Activity Term Mode of Delivery Interval Days Start Time End Time Section Comments Course Requires
In-Person Attendance
HIST 104B 101Lecture1In-Person Tue Thu15:3017:00

In 2021W, the topic for HIST 104B will be Communism and After. Traces the rise, florescence, and failing of Bolshevik state socialism in the 20th century, as well as the experience of post-socialist societies and todays later socialist societies in Asia. The Communist moment world-wide provides a useful comparative context for a global history of the 20th century. Case studies will include the progenitor, the Soviet Union, the largest and longest lasting, the Peoples Republic of China, satellite communisms in Eastern Europe, and the unusual cases of Cuba and North Korea. Our focus will be on both geopolitics and local experience. In the end, what does the worlds experience with Communism tell us?

HIST 104B L1ADiscussion1In-Person Fri12:0013:00Yes
HIST 104B L1BDiscussion1In-Person Fri14:0015:00Yes
HIST 104B L1CDiscussion1In-Person Fri10:0011:00Yes
HIST 104B L1DDiscussion1In-Person Thu17:0018:00Yes