Democracies and Totalitarianisms in the Interwar Period


This course provides a comprehensive overview of the interwar period, focusing on the rise of authoritarian regimes, the impact on democracies, the Spanish Civil War, and the role of propaganda in shaping political narratives and societies.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a deep understanding of the complexities of the interwar period, including the dynamics between democracies and totalitarian regimes, and develop critical thinking skills to analyze the impact of propaganda and political turmoil on art, culture, and society.

Course program

The Interwar Period: A General Overview
Democracies in Europe and America
Totalitarian Regimes: Fascism
Totalitarian Regimes: Nazism
Totalitarian Regimes: Communism
The Spanish Civil War
Comparative Analysis of Propaganda in Totalitarian Regimes
The Interwar Period and the Arts and Culture