History 403A (101) Seminar in the History of International Relations: Thinking About War

Instructor(s)

Term

2

Course Level

Undergraduate

Credits

3

Days Met

Tr

Course Times

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Description

In this seminar students will examine the evolution of military strategy around the world, its relationship to technology, politics, and culture, and its impact on the conduct of warfare throughout history. Students will analyze the writings of several key strategists and explore how their ideas shaped our understanding of limited and total war, naval power, insurgency and counterinsurgency, strategic airpower, nuclear strategy, and the “war on terror”.