HIST E-1895 The Origins of the Cold War: The Yalta Conference, 1945
This course takes a close look at the Yalta Conference between Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin to answer the question about possible alternatives to the cold war. The preparations for the conference, its work, and outcome are put in the context of the long term geostrategic goals of the United States, United Kingdom, and the USSR, as well as their immediate objectives at the end of the war.
Fall term (13966)
Serhii Plokhii, PhD, Mykhailo S. Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History, Harvard University.