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Hanna, Martha Professor

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  • Dr. Hanna's research analyzes the effects of the First World War on marriage and family life, from a transnational perspective. She is currently undertaking a book-length study of how military mobilization affected the marriages and family-life of soldiers in Canada between 1914 and 1918.

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  • social and cultural history of the first world war, history of marriage and family life in wartime

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Teaching

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  • HIST 1012 - Empire, Revolution and Global War: European History Since 1600
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2019
    Examines the history of modern Europe from 1600. Topics may include religious conflict, absolutism, the Scientific Revolution, the global impact of European colonialism and imperialism, the Enlightenment, the French and Industrial Revolutions, and the emergence of romanticism, nationalism, liberalism, socialism and modernism. Concludes by analyzing World War I and II, communist and fascist totalitarianisms, decolonization and the Cold War. Formerly HIST 1020
  • HIST 4422 - World War I in Europe
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Examines the origins of World War I; the military, social and cultural character of the conflict; and its enduring impact in the post-1918 world. By thinking about the war as both a military undertaking and an experience that affected domestic and global politics, the course will explore why World War I constituted an event of major importance to Europe and the 20th century world. Recommended prerequisite: HIST 1012. Same as HIST 5422.
  • HIST 5422 - World War I in Europe
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Examines the origins of World War I; the military, social, and cultural character of the conflict; and its enduring impact in the post-1918 world. By thinking about the war as both a military undertaking and an experience that affected domestic and global politics, the course will explore why World War I constituted an event of major importance to Europe and the twentieth-century world. Same as HIST 4422.

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