HIST 1223 - Contemporary Italian History, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Liberal Arts and Science

This course gives an overview of recent Italian history. Students will trace the history of Italy from the end of the Second World War to the current crisis facing Italy. Topics will include: the birth of the Republic, the clash between the Christian Democrats and the Communist Party in the 50s, the economic boom, terrorism in the 70s and of the opposite extremes"