HS 319 - Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course.
Students explore historical frameworks including nationalism and anti-Semitism in Europe, World War I's impact on German economics and politics, and Hitler's rise to power. The structure and mechanics of the Third Reich as a racial state and the dynamics of the persecution of European Jews and other marginalized groups are examined, as are the connections between inclusion and exclusion in Nazi society. The personal experience of the Holocaust from the perspective of perpetrator, victim, and bystander are explored. Students visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. GT/IPJ
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