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Youth and Revolution

Instructor
Mortensen

This global history course explores the fascinating causes and dynamics of revolutions and social movements in India, China, Iran, Egypt, and the United States. Students will investigate how and why young people participated in revolutions and social movements around the world in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Key themes of the course include anti-colonialism, nationalism, communism, democracy, religion, youthful rebellion, race relations, and social media.

Satisfies a major requirement in History and East Asian Studies.
Satisfies a minor requirement in Chinese Studies.
Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in East Asian Studies and International Studies.
Satisfies an Historical Thought requirement.
Satisfies a cultural diversity requirement.
 


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