Major Trends of the 20th Century

Major Trends of the 20th Century

This course will provide an overview of the past  century with a focus on:

· Nationalism

· Imperialism

· Decolonization with the breakup of Western   empires in the post WWII era

· Revolutions, especially Russia and China

· Dictatorships with a focus on the “Big Three”- Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin

These themes helped shape the world in which we now live and have particular resonance in the present day.


Instructor....Janice Terry, Professor Emeritus, Eastern Michigan University
Day.............Wednesdays
Dates..........Sept. 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1
Time......... .3-5 PM
Place..........124 Thomas Hall (Click here to see campus map.)
Cost............$30
Limit............90 Participants