Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 217

Nazi Germany and its Legacies


Description

An in-depth look into a period of history and the legacy of a period in time 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.

 

HISTORY 217 is available both as an in-class course and as an online option. Both versions of the course have exactly the same content and assessment requirements. In-class students will discuss weekly readings in a lectorial setting, online students will discuss the weekly readings in an online discussion forum.

 

HISTORY 317 is available both as an in-class course and as an online option. Both versions of the course have exactly the same content and assessment requirements. In-class students will discuss weekly readings in a seminar setting, online students will discuss the weekly readings in an online discussion forum.

 

Coursework + exam


 

Availability 2021

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Maartje Abbenhuis

Reading/Texts

A prescribed reading list will be made available through Talis/Canvas in advance of the course starting.

Recommended Reading


Assessment

2 x in-class reading tests (20%)

Essay (2,000 words, 40%)

Exam (2 hours, 40%)

Points

HISTORY 217: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

45 points passed

Restrictions

HISTORY 317


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