Syllabus - HIST 388 The Second World War MWF 11.35-12.25...

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HIST 388: The Second World War MWF 11.35-12.25 Prof. Brian Lewis Office: Leacock 613 Phone: 514-398-1084 E-mail: [email protected] Office hours: M 14.30-15.30; W 9.30-10.30 This course surveys the main political, social, economic, cultural and military aspects of the Second World War, from the Treaty of Versailles to the beginning of the Cold War. Course requirements : —class participation, including an in-class presentation: 10% —midterm: 10% —term paper, 10 pages, due in class on Wednesday, April 2 : 40% —final exam: 40% Readings : These consist of four books (marked with an asterisk (*)) and a coursepack (**). The books are available for purchase at Paragraphe Books and the coursepack at the McGill Bookstore, and they are on 3-hour reserve at Redpath Library. In line with Senate regulations, your attention is drawn to the following statement: McGILL UNIVERSITY VALUES ACADEMIC INTEGRITY. THEREFORE ALL STUDENTS MUST UNDERSTAND THE MEANING AND CONSEQUENCES OF CHEATING, PLAGIARISM AND OTHER ACADEMIC OFFENCES UNDER THE CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES (see www.mcgill.ca/integrity for more information). Jan. 4 Introduction Jan. 7 From Versailles to the Slump Jan. 9 The Slump and the Polarisation of Europe Jan. 11 Documentary: The World at War : Pt. 1: A New Germany, 1933-39 . Jan. 14 Ideologies, Anti-Fascism and Appeasement Jan. 16 The Outbreak of the Second World War Film, 4 pm: Triumph of the Will (1935). Conference readings, Jan. 18:
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Syllabus - HIST 388 The Second World War MWF 11.35-12.25...

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