Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
International Requirement
Course Attribute:
International Requirement
Description
The Korean War course approaches the conflict from an international perspective. it considers Korea's position at the center of international rivalry in the early twentieth-century. As central, Korea is placed in the center of Asian wars that raged from the late 1940s into the 1970s. The course examines the conduct of the war as an international effort involving the multiple powers and the United Nations. Last, the course will end by looking at the impact of the war on Cold War and the arms race of the 1950s and 1960s.