HIST160 - STRATEGY,POLICY & WAR

Description: 
Analysis of the political use of force, both in theory and in practice, through analytical readings and study of selected wars. Readings include Sun Zi, Kautilya, Machiavelli, Clauseqitz and other strategists. Case studies vary but may include the Peloponnesian War, the Mongol conquests, the Crusades, the Crimean War, Russo-Japanese War, World War II, Korea, or the Falklands, among others, with focus on initiation, strategic alternatives, decision and termination. Some discussion of the law of war and international attempts to limit it.
Instructors: 
WALDRON, ARTHUR
Day and Time: 
TR 1200PM-0130PM
Room: 
COLLEGE HALL 314
Activity: 
LEC
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