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HIST 251 A - Warfare Milit Insts & Soc

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


History of warfare and its relationship to changing technologies, tactics, and political structures, with an emphasis on the ways that military institutions are integrated with society as a whole. Course Information: Same as GLBL 251.

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Description: History 251 addresses the history of warfare and military institutions during the last two centuries. Subjects covered include the advance of military technology, the evolution of military theory, the development of staffs and doctrine, the phenomenon of total war, the character of insurgency, and the rise of global terrorism. Conflicts studied in some detail include the U.S. Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Middle East wars, and the "war" on terrorism. The material presented is specifically designed to interest a wide range of students who want to know more about the history of armed conflict. The course is offered online out of concern for student convenience and safety. -Online- entails no sacrifice in quality; Prof. Lynn-s online history of terrorism, summer 2020, scored high enough with its students to put him on the university-s -List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent.-

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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