2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Apr 16, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 312 - State and Society Under Communism and Fascism


Credits: 4
A comparative investigation of the totalitarian regimes of Italy, Germany, and the Soviet Union during the period 1917-1945. Emphasis is given to the role of modern states in sculpting and mobilizing society. Topics include the creation of the new man and woman, the politics of reproduction and populations, the definition of citizenship and participation, the organization of politics and the economy, and the aesthetics of power. These themes are explored through the critical study of film, art and architecture, literature, and historical texts.

Prerequisite: HIST 109  or HIST 110  or HIST 155  or HIST 159 , or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: HE, SB.