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The Holocaust (6 points)


Leader: Andrew Markus

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

Synopsis: The unit focuses on the period 1933-1945. Major topics covered include Jewish life in the interwar period, anti-Semitism, the Nazi State, the ghettos and the Jewish Councils, the Einsatzgruppen, the functionalist and the intentionalist debate, the camp system, resistance, non-Jewish responses in occupied Europe and the allied governments. The unit deals also with Genocide in History, gender and the Holocaust and the fate of the gypsies.

Assessment: Participation in class: 10% + short essay (1000 words): 20% + long essay (2500 words): 40% + exam (1000 words): 30%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week over 9 weeks and one 1-hour tutorial per week over 11 weeks

Prerequisites: A first year sequence in History, or permission

Prohibitions: HSY/JWC3580

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