HIST-350: Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Great Powers

Credits 3
Grade Scheme
Session Cycle

Examines the history of western intervention, imperialism, and "nation building" in Central Asia and Afghanistan from the initial periods of Russian and British expansion into the region in the early eighteenth century to the American and NATO intervention in Afghanistan in the twenty-first century. Major themes include cultural and political interaction between local societies and the British, Russians, Soviets and Americans. FILA general education: world cultures. Offered alternate years.

Term Offered
Spring Only