U.S. and Europe Since 1945

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    U.S. and Europe Since 1945

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    International Relations, International Studies, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course examines U.S. influence in the reconstruction of Europe after WWII, the Marshall Plan and the development of the idea of European integration, the U.S. as a world power with a permanent military presence in Europe, and the birth and evolution of NATO. Students will also analyze tension over decolonization in Suez, ?the Special Relationship? between the U.S. and Britain, tension with France and harmony with Germany, the end of the Cold War, the new EU and the new NATO. Evolution of Transatlantic relations after September 11 and during and after the second war Gulf War will also be examined.

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