COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Diplomatic History II POLZ   204 4 3 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Aslı Emine ÇOMU
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiASLI EMİNE ÇOMU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Students discuss scholarship on the history of the period from an interdisciplinary perspective and the impact of that scholarship on other areas of historical inquiry.
Content
In this course, we will analyze general themes starting from the outbreak of the First World War until end of the Second World War with an emphasis on new methods and approaches.

Learning Outcomes
1) Obtains information about the Revolution of 1905 in Russia.
2) Obtains information about the Second Industrial Revolution.
3) Obtains information about the Age of European Imperialism.
4) Obtains information about outbreak of the Great War.
5) Obtains information about the final stages of war.
6) Obtains information about the February Revolution in Russia.
7) Obtains information about the Great Depression.
8) Obtains information about the dynamics of Fascism.
9) Obtains information about the Soviet Union under the leadership of Stalin.
10) Obtains information about the outbreak of the of World War II.
11) Obtains information about Hitler's policies during the Second World War.
12) Obtains information about the process of rebuilding divided Europe after the war.
13) Obtains information about politics in the West in the post-war era.
14) Obtains information about the Cold War
15) Obtains information about the decolonization process of the colonial empires.


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
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2
Identifies the international and national issues by methodologies used in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations; chooses the appropriate analysis techniques across the issues and applies the appropriate empirical studies.
X
3
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
X
4
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
X
5
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
X
6
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
X
7
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
X
8
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
X
9
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
X
10
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
X
11
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X
12
Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
X
13
Develops critical thinking skills.
X

Course Content
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1 The Revolution of 1905 in Russia John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 705-720. Lecture
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2 The Second Industrial Revolution John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 744-758. Lecture
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3 The Age of European Imperialism John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 820-842. Lecture
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4 The Great War John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 863-888. Lecture
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5 The Final Stages of War John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 914-923. Lecture
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6 The February Revolution in Russia John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 928-941. Lecture
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7 The Great Depression John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 993-1000. Lecture
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8 The Dynamics of Fascism John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1000-1020. Lecture
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9 The Soviet Union under Stalin John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1035-1042. Lecture
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10 The Coming of World War II John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1049-1073. Lecture
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11 Hitler's Europe John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1073-1097. Lecture
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12 Rebuilding Divided Europe John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1109-1119. Lecture
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13 Economic Recovery and Prosperity John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1119-1127. Lecture
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14 Politics in the West in the Post-War Era John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1127-1136. Lecture
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15 The Cold War John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1147-1160. Lecture
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16-17 Decolonization John Merriman, A History of Modern Europe, s. 1160-1170. Lecture
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