The American Way Of War HIST5021

  • Academic Session: 2014-15
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

This course examines changing American notions of war over time, to both educate the students about the how the power of America has developed, the role it played in many international wars, and how it has accumulated the military that it has today. The course is divided into ten sessions, each dealing with a different aspects and developments of the American military power.

Timetable

10 x 2 hours

Requirements of Entry

Standard entry to Masters at College level

Excluded Courses

None.

Co-requisites

None.

Assessment

1 seminar presentation, to be accompanied by a 1,250 word seminar paper

1 essay of 3,000 words

Main Assessment In: April/May