Aug 13, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 337W - Europe, Fascism, and the Holocaust 3 hours


This course explores how and why the Holocaust happened. It traces how fascist groups achieved power in several European states during the early 20th century. Topics include political mobilization, social engineering, resistance and collaboration, racism and anti-Semitism. Gender policies, foreign policy, imperial aims are also covered. At the center of the course lies the mass murder of approximately two-third of Europe’s Jewish population by the Nazis and their collaborators. The course concludes by tracing the legacies fascists left behind for Europe and the world, including the recent resurgence of far-right political movements. Prerequisites: Any 3 hours of HIST; and ENGL 133W  



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