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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HTY 475 - History of Modern Warfare


The course explores the historical developments in the evolution of modern warfare and military thought over the last two centuries.  Students will begin by examining the theoretical writings of classical military theorists and different outstanding historical cases of military innovation in modern warfare.  Later, students will consider many topical segments from literature and films of major wars and will also examine the changing nature of war by analyzing new war-fighting domains such as cyberwar and space as the final frontier.  In this class, students will be engage in activities designed to improve your reading, writing, and presentation skills.  Students will also be provided an opportunity to study these materials in-depth and will be encouraged to conduct research on your own.  By the end of the course, students will be able to analyze the evolution of modern war across the different military domains over the last two centuries.

General Education Requirements: Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives

Course Typically Offered: Alternating Years

Credits: 3