Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 217

Nazi Germany and its Legacies


Description

An in-depth look into a period of history 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 the myriad legacies of the Third Reich in history and popular culture.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Maartje Abbenhuis

Recommended Reading

Tim Kirk, Nazi Germany, Basingstoke, 2007; C. Leitz (ed.), The Third Reich, The Essential Readings, London, 1999.

Neil Gregor (ed.),Nazism, War and Genocide: New Perspectives on the History of the Third Reich. Exeter University Press, 2008.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

HISTORY 217: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in History, or 15 points at Stage I in History and 15 points from EUROPEAN 100, ASIAN 100, MĀORI 130

Restrictions

HISTORY 317


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