Created by:  Princeton University

  • Miguel A. Centeno

    Taught by:  Miguel A. Centeno, Musgrave Professor of Sociology and Professor of Sociology and International Affairs

    Sociology
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English
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 506 ratings

It's a very interesting perspective of the war.

This is an outstanding course. I was not sure that I would be interested in the topic, but it turned out to be a very interesting course. It is a course about the sociology of war, but it also covers some military history, philosophy of war and psychology of war, which gives it an intriguing interdisciplinary spirit.

Well-structured and organised course! I would recommend it to my colleagues.

One may surprise oneself in being interested in taking such a course. My experience with this course is highly positive. You learn world history in general over the last 1000 years plus a glimpse into earlier times as shaped by war.

I would say one becomes convinced of the merits of war in shaping society into larger, stable entities and actually encouraging peace and prosperity. Who would have agreed to that before taking this course! Bravo.