HIST 410N Full Week 6: Case Study Plus Discussions
HIST 410N Week 6 Case Study 5: Ho Chi Minh and Vietnamese Independence
HIST-410N Week 6 Discussion 1: The End of the Cold War
What impact did Mikhail Gorbachev’s ideas of glasnost (openness), perestroika (restructuring) and demokratizatsiia (democratization) have on Communist society? Were these principles compatible with collectivization and a command economy? Did Communist leaders favor these principles or did they feel that their hand were tied once they were introduced into Communist society?
HIST 410N Week 6 Discussion 2: The not so Cold War
It would be easy to dismiss the Cold War simply as proof that Capitalism was a better theory than Communism. Easy, but not the whole story. In order for Communism to … dismiss to the dustbin of history, it first had to … proven that its struggle against Capitalism unnecessary and thus irrelevant. How do the US and the USSR close the gap in the last quarter of the 20th Century to allow Communism to go out with a whimper and not a bang?
Name: Jennifer Lucas
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