HIST 3243 The History of the Holocaust

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 25.10.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Genocide against the Jews of Europe under the Nazi German regime; historiography of genocide and the Holocaust; roots of anti-Semitism; rise of Nazis and anti-Jewish policies; Jewish responses to intensifying persecution, confiscations, forced emigration, slave labor, extortion, ghettos, concentration camps, and systematic mass murder; collaboration by non-Germans; Jewish resistance and rescue operations; Allied and Soviet policies and actions; fate of other groups targeted by the Nazis; reactions of post-World War II survivors; war crime trials at Nuremburg; genocide after the Holocaust precedent. This course is the same as Judaic Studies 3050 [50].

Prerequisite: Core Curriculum 1220, or History 3005, Judaic Studies 3013 [13], or permission of the chairperson.

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