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ULS1003 POLITICAL HISTORY - I 3+0+0 ECTS:6
Year / Semester First Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerASSOC. PROF. DR. Süleyman ERKAN
Co-LecturerASSOC. PROF. DR. SÜLEYMAN ERKAN,
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to provide the students with a general knowledge on General Political History of 19 th and 20 th Centuries and historical backgrounds of important global political events and eras; which has essential importance for an International Relations student.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

provide a general knowledge on General Political History of 19 th and 20 th Centuries and historical backgrounds of important global political events and eras.

1,2,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 2 :

examine all political events, global developments, political evolution prosess of super powers and reflections of all these to countries relations and foreign policies from 1789 to World War II.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

LO - 3 :

study on historical events which have great effect on shaping of world history.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

LO - 4 :

analyze political events in chronological order.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

LO - 5 :

evaluate and presenting current international structure in the light of historical developments.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

This course intends to examine the developments in Europe and U. S. since 1919 until today. The new political structure after 1918 will be considered from the point of global developments. World involvement of the U. S. in Europe affairs, Cold War Sovietization of Eastern Europe and the Third World countries are also to be discussed. The relations among the industrial and non-industrial political, economic and military fields will be explained with some comments on future pro­developments.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Features of 19th century the political history

 Week 2

Wold War I

 Week 3

Bolshevik Revolution in Russia and its results

 Week 4

Paris Peace Conference,1919 and New International Order

 Week 5

The Balkans and Middle East after World War I

 Week 6

Efforts for peace and disarmament aftermath World War I

 Week 7

Italian Fascism National Socialism in Germany

 Week 8

Japanese İnvasion of Manchuria and China

 Week 9

Mid-term exam

 Week 10

Fall of Versailles System

 Week 11

Occupation of Ethiopia by Italy and its results

 Week 12

Berlin-Rome-Tokyo Axis and Anti-Comintern Pact

 Week 13

Spanish Civil War

 Week 14

Annex of Austria by Germany and dismemberment of Czechoslovakia

 Week 15

Invasion of Poland by Germany and World War II

 Week 16

End-of-term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Armaoğlu, Fahir, 1995, 20.Yüzyıl Siyasi Tarihi, Alkim Yayınları,İstanbul

 

Recommended Reading

1Sander, Oral, 2000, Siyasi Tarih- İlk Çağlardan 1918'e, İmge Kitabevi Yayınları, Ankara

2Sander, Oral, 2000, Siyasi Tarih-1918-1994, İmge Kitabevi Yayınları, Ankara

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

12/11/2016

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

02/01/2017

1

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

3

14

42

Own (personal) studies outside class

6

14

84

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

7

2

14

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Practice

1

13

13

Clinic Practice

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Project

0

0

0

Quiz

1

1

1

Own study for final exam

6

4

24

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

180