Introduction to "How We Get Into Wars"

9/1/99


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Table of Contents

What's Ahead

Substantive Overview -- Three Wars and the US

Excluded US Wars (19th Century)

Excluded US Wars (20th Century)

Why Include (Just) Those Three Wars?

Just Ahead

World War I

World War II

The Yugoslav Wars Bosnia and Kosovo

The Three Wars Compared

The Three Wars Compared (continued)

The World Wars Did, But the Yugoslav Wars Did Not ...

Summary Analytical Question: Did the Cold War Matter?

Subsidiary Analytical Questions

Does Law Matter?

Procedural and Administrative Aspects of the Course

Usual Aspects of the Course (as a Seminar)

Grades

Written Project

Substance of Research Papers

Form of Research Papers

Schedule for Research Papers

Alternatives to a Research Paper

Alternatives to a Research Paper (continued)

Scheduling (Generally)

Scheduling (Simulations)

Simulations

Description of Simulations

Why Use Simulations?

Candidate Simulations (Tried and True)

Candidate Simulations (Experimental)

Candidate Simulations (Experimental) (continued)

World War I Paper Topics

Interwar Paper Topics

Interwar Paper Topics (continued)

World War II Paper Topics

Yugoslav Wars Paper Topics

Yugoslav Wars Paper Topics (continued)

Computers and the Course

The Centennia Historical Atlas

Author: John Setear

Email: jsetear@law.virginia.edu

Home Page: http://faculty.virginia.edu/setear

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