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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 20105 - The Holocaust

Course Credit: 1
THE HOLOCAUST This course examines the Nazi program of genocide and mass killing in the context of Nazi ideology and in the larger context of modern European history and the evolution of modern antisemitism. It also introduces students to some of the significant historiographical issues in the study of the Holocaust, including questions such as the meaning and significance of the term Holocaust and the disturbing phenomenon of Holocaust denial. A writing-intensive course, the class is taught as a seminar. A section of HIST 201xx is required for majors, but is open to students from all departments and programs. Prerequisite(s): 1 course in History or permission of the instructor [HSS, W]