Contemporary General History
ECTS credit: 5
Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Mikša Peter, izr. prof. dr. Ajlec Kornelija
The course particularly deals with the following questions: prehistory of contemporary history, the end of World War One, the revolutionary wave following it, peace treaties, the emergence of new states and social systems, characteristics of development of individual countries, especially neighbouring, characteristics of Fascism, Nazism and Communism, the Great Depression, the people’s front, division of the world into two camps that confronted one another in World War Two, crisis areas before the beginning of war, military and political events during World War Two and the resistance movements during it, the end of WWII and its consequences, UN and its role, the dissolution of the anti-fascist coalition, the Cold War, the formation of blocs, Non-Aligned Movement, crisis areas, decolonization and emergence of new countries; economic, social and cultural problem areas of the post war world after the disintegration of the Eastern bloc.