2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 313 - The Third Reich and the Holocaust

Credits: 4
An investigation of the origins, rise, and outcome of National Socialism. Students investigate topics such as the role of nationalism, racism, and anti-Semitism in Nazi ideology; consent and coercion in the evolution of Nazi control; everyday life in Germany before 1939; the role of the Second World War in the realization of the Holocaust; motivations of the perpetrators, collaborators and bystanders; elements of resistance; historiographical debates over the writing of the Holocaust, and the manner in which the Holocaust has been represented and memorialized.

Prerequisite: One course in European History or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: IP, SB.