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HIST 348 - Top Secret America: The Rise and Reach of the National Security State


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Focuses on the historical development of the concept of national security in the US and on the intersection of national and broader international security concerns in the Cold War context. Identifies, for the Cold War era and beyond, diplomatic, military, and intelligence capabilities of governments and explores how individuals and groups conceptualized themselves, and their security. Explores one powerful motivator: fear and how it translated into political actions and citizen involvement in Cold War concepts. HIST 348 and PLSC 348  may be substituted interchangeably for D/F repeats, but may not be used for duplicate credit.



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