HIS350H1: War, State & Society


This course surveys the relationship between society, the military, and warfare from the 18th century to the present.  Combining methodologies from History and International Relations, we examine the distinction between war and other kinds of inter-human conflict; the origins and effects of conscription; the relationship between modern nationalism and military service; gendered and minority perspectives on combat; and the impact of the World Wars on combatants and civilians.


A course in European history

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Society and its Institutions (3)