Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

HIS-135 Modern World Military History (3)

Examines the development of modern warfare from the Napoleonic Era to the present, using a multi-disciplinary approach. Focuses on how national and international politics, technology, social issues, economics, religion, and ideology shape military policy, expectations, outcomes and cultural expressions. Concentrates on key conflicts throughout multiple regions to illustrate the evolving dynamics of strategy and tactics. Discusses warfare's different forms: conventional, guerrilla and nuclear. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

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