Jan 22, 2019  
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HIST 318 - The U.S. and the Vietnam War 3 hours


Analysis of American involvement in the Vietnam War from 1954 to 1975. The events of the armed conflict are placed in a multiplicity of contexts to reveal political, diplomatic, military, social, and economic factors.  This course considers the deployment of armed forces in addition to the impact of the peace movement.  Significant attention will be given to the challenges of the Cold War, the dynamics of popular culture, and the collapse of South Vietnam.  Prerequisite: HIST 122 .



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