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HIST W4865 Vietnam War: History, Media, Memory. 4 points.

Priority given to majors and concentrators, seniors, and juniors.Not offered during 2017-18 academic year.

Prerequisites: the instructor's permission.

The wars in Vietnam and Indochina as seen in historical scholarship, contemporary media, popular culture and personal recollection. The seminar will consider American, Vietnamese, and international perspectives on the war, paying particular attention to Vietnam as the "first television war" and the importance of media images in shaping popular opinion about the conflict. Group(s): B, C, D