Course: JS 357. History of the Holocaust (3)

Learn about how and why the Nazis and their collaborators persecuted and murdered Jews and other groups they deemed inferior. Survey long-term causes such as anti-Semitism as well as short-term factors including World War I and II. Read about Hitler’s racial ideology; delve into the world of Auschwitz and the concentration camps; analyze the actions and responses of victims and bystanders; discuss attempts to bring the perpetrators to justice. (Cross-listed with HIST 357.)