HIST 291 - History of Genocide in the Twentieth Century
Major political, economic, intellectual, social, and scientific factors are considered in order to understand the cause and nature of genocides in a global setting. The course traces the development of the concept of `Race' and the ideas and practices of annihilation and extermination in the twentieth century. Case-studies of, and comparisons amongst genocides from 1890 to the present construct a global history of the twentieth century in the context of genocide. Readings will be drawn from primary and secondary source material.
Flexible Core - World Cultures & Global Issues
Academic Progress Units
Repeat For Credit