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Twentieth Century Europe

Twentieth Century Europe
Opening session of the Versailles peace conference at the Trianon Palace, January 1919. Photograph: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images

This course will address some of the most important and controversial topics in Twentieth Century Western European History. The focus of the readings is on the first half of the twentieth century and on Germany, Britain, France, Russia/USSR and Italy. Subjects will range from social, cultural, political, economic and military history. The course will acquaint students with a few of the older 'classics' in Western European historiography. In addition, we will look at some of the most innovative recent literature.

Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6




Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.