HIST4495The United States during the Vietnam Era (O)3 ch (3C) [W]

This investigation of American culture, politics, and foreign relations during the third quarter of the twentieth century focuses, in particular, on the origins, nature, and consequences of the conflict that came to dominate the epoch. Topics include Cold War doctrine and ideology, the military-industrial complex, the freedom movement and black power, the new left and the counterculture, women's liberation, nation building and counterinsurgency, the anti-war movement, the conservative backlash, Watergate, and the "Vietnam syndrome".

Prerequisite: HIST 2404 or permission of instructor.