HIST 291 - History of Genocide in the Twentieth Century

Overview

Department(s)

Description

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.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - World Cultures & Global Issues

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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