Course Image Twentieth Century World (1900 to 1950 )

The Twentieth century has been a time of upheaval and very rapid change. The course takes the world as the unit of analysis and seeks to help students understand how the world evolved in the first half of the twentieth century. It introduces the students to major concepts, ideas and events which created the modern world so that they will be able to place historical events in a larger context. 

After completion of the course the students will be able to ...

1: Critically explain the legacy of  19th Century

2: Analyse the emergence of the World Order upto 1919

3: Understand the nature and effects of World War I

4: Explain the developments in World History during the period between the two World Wars

5: Understand the impact of the Second World War