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Jessie Ball duPont Library

History 124: World in the Twentieth Century

A guide to research for the History 124 course

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Course Description

From the catalog: "This course focuses on major events in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in Europe, the United States, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Taking a global perspective, the course argues that events in one part of the world cannot be understood in isolation—that events in Europe, for example, affected and were influenced by incidents in Asia, Africa, or the U.S. Topics include the two world wars, the fall of empires, the Cold War, the roles of important personalities, and recent events in China, central and southern Asia, and the Middle East." 

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Polish some of the research skills that will be necessary for research, writing, and presentation across multiple academic disciplines.