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Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy


Course No. 8090 (48 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture)
Taught by Pamela Radcliff
University of California at San Diego
Ph.D., Columbia University
1. Framing the 20th Century
2. The Opening Act—World War I
3. Framing the Peace—The Paris Peace Treaties
4. Intellectual Foundations—Nietzsche and Freud
5. Art and the Post-War "Crisis of Meaning"
6. Gender Crisis—The "Woman Question"
7. The Origins of "Mass Society"
8. Defining Mass Society and Its Consequences
9. Crisis of Capitalism—The Great Depression
10. Communist Ideology—From Marx to Lenin
11. The Rise of Fascism
12. Communist Revolution in Russia
13. The Totalitarian State? Nazi Germany
14. The Totalitarian State? The Soviet Union
15. China—The Legacy of Imperialism
16. The Chinese Revolution
17. India—The Legacy of Imperialism
18. India—The Road to Independence
19. Mexico—The Roots of Revolution
20. The Mexican Revolution and Its Consequences
21. Japan—The Path to Modernization
22. Japan—A New Imperial Power
23. The Pacific War
24. The European War
25. The Holocaust
26. Existentialism in Post-War Europe
27. Origins of the Cold War
28. The Cold War in American Society
29. Science and the State in Cold War America
30. The Welfare State
31. The Process of Decolonization
32. Challenges for Post-Colonial Societies
33. Competing Nationalisms—The Middle East
34. Development Models—Communist China
35. Development Models—Democratic India
36. The Authoritarian Development State—Japan
37. The Japanese Model—Available for Export?
38. Latin America—Dictatorship and Democracy
39. Hard Cases—Africa
40. An African Case Study—Nigeria
41. A Generation of Protests—Civil Rights
42. A Generation of Protests—1968
43. Global Women
44. The Rise of Fundamentalist Politics
45. Communism—From Reform to Collapse, 1956–90
46. The "End of History"?
47. Globalization and Its Challenges
48. A New World Order?


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