• Academic Credits: 3
  • Syllabus: Fall 2023

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Examines the shift from friendship to antipathy between Russia and America in the late 19th century and early 20th century; the roots of Soviet-American ideological rivalry; superpower competition and global conflicts after 1945; détente; the ending of the Cold War; and the question of a "new Cold War" in the 21st century.