The Global Cold War

New York University Abu Dhabi, Spring 2014 (HIST-AD 110)
History – Global Thematic Course

The subject is the Cold War as global conflict. The course focuses on Europe and the Third World, as well as on the United States and the Soviet Union. It examines issues in international politics and diplomacy, nuclear rivalry, and the culture of the bomb, Cold War economic competition and development policies, and the impact of the Cold War on culture and gender in various countries.