Academic Catalog

GIA104 CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY

Course Code: 3150104
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Global And International Affairs (international Joint Program)
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. PINAR BEDRHANOLU TOKER
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course intends to examine the developments in Europe and the US since 1919 until today, dealing with World War I and the new political structure after 1918, World War II and the involvement of the US in European affairs, Cold War, Sovietization of Eastern Europe and the emancipation of the Third World countries, and relations between industrial and non-industrial countries in political, economic and military fields with respect to global developments.