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HIST 306 - Germans and Jews


Next Offered: 2009-10
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 to 4 Hours
Attribute: 3 to 4 SS, CD, WR

Focuses on cultural hybridity: how Jews in Germany emerged from mental and cultural as well as physical ghettos, and constructed an identity that was both Jewish and German; on the creativity, tensions, hopes of that stance and its resonance in larger German society. Studies German policies and attitudes to Jews; trends in German Jewish society, family and culture; attitudes to east European Jews; German Jew-hatred and Jewish responses; how the Jewish case sheds light on modern German history. Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 15.
Instructor: S. Magnus
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with JWST 306.



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