This subject explores the major political, social, economic and intellectual developments in world history in the period 1914-45. Topics covered include 'total war', the Russian Revolution and Soviet Russia, the rise of fascism, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, modernism and the arts, the Great Depression, and anti-colonialism and the decline of imperialism. The subject will also examine a number of methodological issues important to history such as the nature of oral history, the relationship between documentary filmmaking and history, and the nature and function of primary source material.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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