History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 393: Topics in Film and History

HIST 393-002: Hiroshima and the World: Then and Now
(Fall 2017)

Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1007

Section Information for Fall 2017

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki created a divide in world history.  Human beings were suddenly in possession of a weapon that was capable of destroying all life on earth. This course is an inquiry into how this revolutionary occurrence shaped the Cold War, and was portrayed in films and literature around the world. Special focus on Hiroshima bombing, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Reagan-Gorbachev Reykjavik Nuclear Summit in Iceland.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Study of historical periods or topics from perspective of feature films and documentaries. Notes: Topics available in advance from the department. May be repeated when topic is different. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied to the BA in history. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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