HIS 321 Contemporary History: The Crises of Our Time

Since World War II, Western Civilization has generated a series of crises: the population explosion, the irreversible depletion of fossil energy resources, the revolution of rising expectations, the threat of nuclear holocaust. All of these challenge the economic, political, ideological, and moral foundations of our civilization. The origin and nature of these crises will be examined, and attempts will be made to examine the prospects for Western man and his civilization.

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring