HIST 290 - The Holocaust
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.
Offer as needed
Flexible Core - Individual and Society
Academic Progress Units
Repeat For Credit