2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Nov 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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HS 318 - Creation of Modern Germany: 1770-1992

(3.00 cr.)

Traces the history of central Europe from the enlightenment to recent reunification. The rise of Prussia, the emergence of Bismarck, and the creation of Germany in 1871 are seen as the crucial foundations of the modern German state and as the prelude to the devastation of the two world wars. Examines the social and cultural issues resulting from Germany's own particular political development. Also examines the concept of "Germanness" in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and how it was altered by both "Nazification" and "De-Nazification."

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course.
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: GT



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