Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 533 - SCIENCE, TECH, & THE COLD WAR

Long Title: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND THE COLD WAR
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Seminar examines the mobilization of science and engineering in World War II and in the ensuing confrontation between capitalism and communism. Topics include the Nuclear Age, science and diplomacy, military-industrial-academic complex, McCarthyism, the space race, and the counterculture in environmentalism, biotechnology and computing.