Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 217

Nazi Germany and its Legacies


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for HISTORY 217.

Description

An in-depth look into a period of history that has simultaneously fascinated and horrified generations of people around the world. Topics include: the origins of Nazism, Adolf Hitler and the rise of the NSDAP, life in Nazi Germany in peace and war, Hitler's foreign policy, the Second World War, the Holocaust and its myriad legacies in history and popular culture.
 

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Maartje Abbenhuis

Reading/Texts

There is a compulsory course book used for in-class work and exam preparation, which is available to students online once they are enrolled. Students who wish to own a good textbook on the subject may wish to buy either:

Tim Kirk, Nazi Germany. Houndsmills and New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007,  or 

Neil Gregor (ed.), Nazism, War and Genocide : New Perspectives on the History of the Third Reich. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2008

Assessment

2 x in-class reading tests (20%)

Essay (2,000 words, 40%)

Exam (2 hours, 40%)

Points

HISTORY 217: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in History and 30 points passed

Restrictions

HISTORY 317


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