HIST324 Ashes to Ashes: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-1945Updated: 18 March 2019
|Offering||Not offered in 2020|
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||12cp in ANCH or GRMN or HINQ or HIST or RELS or any 24cp or candidature in a postgraduate award|
There are two options for Assessment 2 and Assessment 3.
Students who choose to complete Assessment 2 Option A must complete Assessment 3 Option A.
Students who choose to complete Assessment 2 Option B must complete Assessment 3 Option B.
|Coordinator(s)||Richard Scully (email@example.com)|
This unit focuses on the political and social history of Germany between 1918 and 1945. Significant historiographical issues will be explored. The first part concentrates on the nature of the Weimar Republic and its demise; the second part focuses on the rise of the Nazi Party and the nature, and eventual collapse of, the Third Reich. Topic areas include: Weimar culture and politics; the role of conservative antirepublican elites; economic crises; the failure of the political left; Nazi propaganda; the Nazi Volksgemeinschaft; the racial ideologies of the Nazi dictatorship; German foreign policy and war; and the genocides of 1941-1945.
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: