This subject explores the major political, social, economic and intellectual developments in world history in the period 1945-92. Topics covered include the Cold War, the Soviet Union, the social revolution of the 1960s, postcolonialism and the Third World, the rise of mass culture, and the fall of communism. The subject will also examine a number of methodological issues related to the practice of history such as the politicisation of history, history and journalism, and the nature and function of primary source material.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Not available to students who have previously completed HST102
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