Courses: Topics in 20th c. Europe-Europe 1900 to Present (HISTB226001)

Fall 2012

Class Number: 1294
What is Europe? How do we define who or what is European? The answer takes different forms depending upon the historical period and geographical location in which one asks the question. This course is an introduction to European history since 1900 and will concentrate on some of the major factors affecting the construction of modern European identities. Topics will include the causes and consequences of WWI, the emergence of fascism in the interwar years, WWII, decolonization, Americanization and cultural politics, the fall of communism, and European integration.
Div: I or III; Approach: Inquiry into the Past (IP); Haverford: Social Science (SO)
Current topic description: This course will survey Europe from 1900
to the present Topics of study include WWI, fascism, Bolshevism,
WWII, the Cold War, decolonization and European integration.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1294 Div: I or III; IP;


History (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, TH116

Meeting Times

TTH 9:45am-11:15am