HIST 290 - The Holocaust

Overview

Department(s)

Description

A study of the origins, events, resultst of and reactions to the Holocaust. Among topics discussed are: the sourcesn of anti-Semitism found in antiquity, the Middle Ages, and early modern Europe; racism in the nineteenth century, the development of the modern German state; the rise of Nazism, the process of genocide, the ghetto, Jewish resistance, and Christian efforts to aid the Jews; the world's reaction to the Holocaust; the effects on the survivors and their children; the literature of and the literary responses to the Holocaust and historical parallels. Readings include texts and literacy and historical sources; films and eyewitness testimony are a significant part of the course.

Typically Offered

Offer as needed

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - Individual and Society

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

028367

Course Schedule

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