Jon M Bridgman
European society on the eve of the war. War experience of the Europeans. Long term consequences of the war on European social, political, and economic institutions. Impact of the war on non-European world. The war in European literature.
History of the First World War; the causes; the social, political, and economic impact of the war; the campaigns and the consequences of the war
Student learning goals
The war "guilt" question
The role of America in the war
What was meant by the phrase "the people's war"
The failure of the leaders
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
1. Ten page paper drawn from primary sources 2. Midterm and final; essay and short answer
20% Midterm 40% Paper 40% Final