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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

POL 379 - War, Technology, and the Modern State

Examines war as an agent of political development; specifically, how changes in warfighting and weapons technology gave rise to standing armies which in turn gave rise to the centralized, bureaucratized modern state capable of supporting such armed force on a permanent basis and contributed to democratic governance and welfare programs.

Prerequisite: Upper division standing
Offered: Not on a regular basis
Credit: 3