Social & Cultural History Of The Cold War HIST4129
Academic Session: 2013-14
School: School of Humanities
Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
Typically Offered: Either Semester 1 or Semester 2
Available to Visiting Students: Yes
To what extent and in what ways was the Cold War a "battle for hearts and minds"? How were societies and local political systems transformed by their belonging to one of the Cold War "blocks"? How did the East-West conflict affect the lives of people, in terms of their understanding of belonging, security, and enemy?
One hour per week for lectures and two hours every two weeks for seminars. This is one of the honours options in History and may not run every year. The options that are running this session are available on MyCampus.
Requirements of Entry
Available to all students fulfilling requirements for Honours entry into History, and by arrangement to visiting students or students of other Honours programmes.
Coursework - class essay (2,000 words) (20%)
Coursework - seminar presentation (6%) seminar contribution (4%)
Examination - 120 minutes duration (70%)
Main Assessment In: April/May