HIST 212: Twentieth Century Europe

Twentieth Century Europe

HIST 212: Twentieth Century Europe


12 credits and HIST 110 or HIST 120

ENGL 100

This course examines Europe in the twentieth century, from the outbreak of the First World War to contemporary challenges with unification. Often labelled as the “Age of Extremes,” Europe is marked by revolutions, two world wars, genocide, experiments with political ideologies and the Cold War at the same time as the introduction of the social-welfare state, technological and artistic innovation, decolonization, and the European Union. Course materials will include historical documents, memoirs, films, and political manifestos to survey how past events impact modern movements, institutions, and idea in the world today