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The Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany (6 points)


Leader: Michael Hau

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit examines the course of German history from 1918 to 1945, focusing on the development, policies, course and implications of National Socialism as movement and regime. It explores the development, nature and decline of the Weimar Republic, the intellectual origins and rise of National Socialism, the development, course and nature of National Socialist domination, National Socialist policies of political killing and genocide, support for and opposition to National Socialism, and the impact and consequences of National Socialism for Germany and the world.

Assessment: Essay (2000 words): 40% + Examination (2 hours): 40% + Class participation: 10% + Tutorial exercises (500 words): 10%

Contact Hours: 3 hours (2 lectures and 1 tutorial) per week over 12 weeks

Prerequisites: A first-year sequence in History or permission

Prohibitions: HSY2510, HSY2520, HSY3440

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