University of Calgary

HTST 583 - ( Poli583) Us & World Since1890 - Fall 2010

The United States and the World since 1890 A historical and analytical examination of the development of modern United States foreign policy from the late nineteenth century to the present. Topics include the institutional structure of foreign policy decision-making, including the role of the President, Congress, State Department, Pentagon, and public opinion, and the relationship between domestic politics and foreign policy. Historical dimensions include the turn to imperialism, World War I, the coming of World War II, the Cold War, Korea, Vietnam, Latin American relations, strategic arms limitations talks, and detente.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Without the permission of the department of History, all 5xx level History courses will be restricted to majors in History, prior to August 15th


  • Third or fourth year standing and one of History 361, Political Science 381 or consent of the Department


This course will be offered next in Fall 2011.
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