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HIST203M - Topics in History: The Holocaust (3-0-3)
This course offers a wide-ranging examination of the Jewish Holocaust from its roots in the evolution of antisemitism in medieval and modern Europe through its post-World War II legacy. Topics to be covered include the origins of modern antisemitism, escalation of Jewish persecution in Nazi-controlled Europe, Nazi efforts to exterminate the Jews, other victims of the Holocaust, resistance, rescuers, and women and the Holocaust. Emphasis will be placed on the examination and discussion of primary sources.