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Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

The Cold War divided the world for nearly fifty years. This course considers when the Superpowers' struggle for supremacy began, assesses key flashpoints including the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam conflict, and asks why it ended when it did. (Not to be taken with Ma5 in the History Programme)


Course dates

10 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017

Course duration

2 week(s)

Apply by

26 Jun 2017

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

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