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Global Conflict and the Crisis of Diplomacy

Examine the impact of World War I on the first half of the 20th century, including the emergence of international communism and fascism and the rise of single-party dictatorships. Explore why China succumbed to internal collapse, how foreign policy was formulated in Japan, and how Japan’s “China War” led Tokyo into conflict with the United States. Learn about the Wannsee Conference and its importance in the history of the Holocaust. The great controversies of the world wars are examined through diplomatic documents, diaries, and film.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An examination of the impact of historical events on current affairs
  • An understanding of the evolving world order since WWI

Ideal for

  • Students of current affairs who wish to deepen their understanding of global trends
  • Engaged individuals seeking a broad analysis of today’s global conflicts
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