17.450 | Subjects

17.450
Strategy, History, and Statecraft: Historical Methods of International Relations

Examines the different ways scholarly history is practiced, with a focus on the history of foreign policy and international relations. Explores whether a familiarity with historical analysis and methods can improve our understanding of politics, strategy, and statecraft. Familiarizes students with both historical methods and a historical sensibility while also teaching them how to undertake advanced historical research.