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China on the World Stage: Weighing the U.S. Response

Jo Fisher

Students explore the history of U.S. relations with China and consider the implications of China’s economic growth, societal transformation, and increasing international role.

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Indian Independence and the Question of Partition

Jo Fisher

Students examine the history leading up to the British withdrawal from the Indian subcontinent in 1947 and the legacies of partition that remain today.

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The United States in Afghanistan

Jo Fisher

Students grapple with questions regarding the involvement of the United States in Afghanistan by exploring Afghanistan’s culture and history and then examining the events that led to the Soviet invasion, the arrival of Osama bin Laden, and the situation today.

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Empire, Republic, Democracy: Turkey’s Past and Future

Jake Camara

Students trace the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the struggle for independence, and Turkish resistance against European imperialism.

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