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Elizabeth Harry

Adjunct Faculty
Degree
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A.
Ph.D. Brandeis University
Office
JRC 436
Phone
(651) 962-5745
Mail
University of St. Thomas
Department of History
JRC 432
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Dr. Harry specializes in comparative world history, history of communism, especially Soviet history, comparison of East and West, Social history.

Summer 2014 Courses

Summer 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HIST 112 - 01 Hist Mod World Since 1550 - T - R - 0800 - 0940 JRC 414
CRN: 41101 4 Credit Hours The Modern World Since 1550 surveys the sixteenth century European foundation and expansion throughout the world down to the end of the twentieth century. The course examines the resulting breakthroughs in communication and cultural exchanges between Western civilization and the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the emergence of an interdependent global civilization. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.
HIST 112 - 03 Hist Mod World Since 1550 - T - R - 0955 - 1135 JRC 414
CRN: 43013 4 Credit Hours The Modern World Since 1550 surveys the sixteenth century European foundation and expansion throughout the world down to the end of the twentieth century. The course examines the resulting breakthroughs in communication and cultural exchanges between Western civilization and the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Emphasis is placed on the emergence of an interdependent global civilization. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.
HIST 115 - 05 The World Since 1900 - T - R - 1525 - 1700 MCH 231
CRN: 43015 4 Credit Hours This course is an introduction to the history of the world since 1900. Students will learn about the historical processes that led to the emergence of an interdependent world in the 21st century. Topics will include: the establishment of Europe's world hegemony in the years leading up to World War I, the internal conflicts which beset European civilization in the years between the wars, in particular, the rise of Communism and Fascism and the world economic crisis of the 1930's which pushed Europe and Asia toward World War II. Students will also examine the character of the world order that emerged after 1945, the origins of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, and the problems of some of the nations newly emerging from colonial domination. Finally, we discuss the role of religion and international politics in one major world religion: the Middle East. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum. -- -- --

J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
HIST 115 - 01 The World Since 1900 - T W R F 0900 - 1200
CRN: 10173 4 Credit Hours This course is an introduction to the history of the world since 1900. Students will learn about the historical processes that led to the emergence of an interdependent world in the 21st century. Topics will include: the establishment of Europe's world hegemony in the years leading up to World War I, the internal conflicts which beset European civilization in the years between the wars, in particular, the rise of Communism and Fascism and the world economic crisis of the 1930's which pushed Europe and Asia toward World War II. Students will also examine the character of the world order that emerged after 1945, the origins of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, and the problems of some of the nations newly emerging from colonial domination. Finally, we discuss the role of religion and international politics in one major world religion: the Middle East. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum. -- -- --