Course Description

01:512:354 America, Russia, and the Cold War (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
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; d├ętente; the ending of the Cold War; and the question of a "new Cold War" in the 21st century.