HIST. 396: Hitler and Nazi Germany | Honors

Instructor: Andrew Denning

Day & Time:
Tuesday & Thursday

Category Fulfillment: Both I & II

a cartoon image of Heinrich Vogeler's portrait of the Third Reich.

Hitler and Nazi Germany | Honors

An examination of the rise of Hitler and Nazism, beginning with the breakdown of 19th century culture in the First World War and continuing through the failure of democracy under the Weimar Republic. The course will also discuss the impact of Nazism on Germany and how Nazism led to the Second World War and the Holocaust. Particular attention is paid to the moral and ethical dilemmas facing individuals living under the Nazi regime, as well as those concerning victims and perpetrators in the Holocaust. Note that students do not need to be members of the Honors program and may contact Dr. Denning via email if they wish to have permission to add the course.