HIST 530: The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was fought in Southeast Asia and remains a war fought over by historians and politicians. In this class, students will learn about the war itself, the historiographical debates among scholars, and war memory, memorialization, and the war’s legacy.

After completing this course, students will be able to explain the policies and events of the conflict within the context of its own time, analyze the historical impact of events on American political culture during and in the years after the conflict, and explain the disagreements among historians about the war.

Please review the syllabus for full course information.

This course is offered during the Summer II semester. Participants may also register for a Summer I course, if applicable. 

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University of Southern Indiana

Instructor: Denise Lynn

Graduate Credits: 3

Dates: 6/28/21 – 7/30/21 

Location: Online

Format: Asynchronous

Prerequisite: Qualified to teach content area