1st World War & Fascism: Comparative
Area of Study
European Studies, History
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units5
Hours & Credits
Lectures, films and presentations introduce accounts of the war itself and its impact on society and governments, as also of its economic consequences and its place in popular memory. The rise of Fascism is explained in terms of the consequences of the war.
On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
- Understand the political, economic, social and cultural impact of the First World War
- Identify the historical conditions that led to the appearance of Fascism in Europe
- Identify and analyse key primary and secondary sources leading to the production of a mid-length assignment on an approved topic
- Assume responsibility for self and group learning through the delivery of an oral presentation
Teaching & Learning MEthods:
- Lectures: 36 hours
- Continuous Assessment: 100%
- Continuous Assessment detail(s): Total Marks 100%. 7,500 word essay or shorter essay combined with class assignments/tests; Essay to be submitted by Monday prior to commencement of end-of-semester examinations.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
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