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Fall Term 2017 TOP: SECRET INTELLIGENCE - 5609 - HIST 485
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Prerequisites/Notes: Junior standing or consent of instructor

Catalog Description : An advanced seminar in modern international and/or comparative history. The course combines review of key theoretical and historiographical issues with research and analysis of primary sources. Possible topics include: Secret Intelligence in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries; the History of the Cold War; and the International History of the Second World War. (G&C) Fulfills seminar requirement. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Fall 2017: Secret Intelligence in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries
A historical examination of the activities of the intelligence and security agencies of the United States, Soviet Union, and United Kingdom. Themes include: case studies of successful and unsuccessful espionage, counter-espionage, intelligence analysis, and covert action; the moral and political problems of government secrecy in free and unfree societies; and the role of intelligence agencies in foreign and domestic policymaking. Emphasis is placed on the study and interpretation of primary sources, including memoir literature, mass media, and government documents.



Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Fall Term 2017

Instructors

Peter A. Blitstein

Course

HIST 485

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: SECRET INTELLIGENCE

Final Exam

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

CRN

5609

Status

Active

Class Time

12:30-02:20 TR MAIN 105

Start-End Date

Sep 11, 2017-Nov 21, 2017

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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