HIST 4166 The Vietnam War in US Politics and Culture

3 credit hours

Examines America’s second-longest and most divisive war from the beginning of the U.S. involvement in the 1950s to the repercussions echoing into the 1980s. Considers the global context, motives, and evolution of U.S. involvement, support for and opposition to the war in the USA, the war’s repercussions in international policy and US politics, and representations of the war in American popular culture.

  • Spring 2024

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