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HIS 742: Anti-Semitism from Early Christianity to Hitler.
3 hours, 3 credits. (Not open to students who have taken HIS [HCU] 342.) The origin of conflict between Christianity and Judaism, and the fate of Jews in Medieval Europe. The gradual liberation and assimilation of the Jews of Western Europe, 1789-1870. The rise of modern racism and anti-Semitism in Europe, 1889-1939. Hitler, the Nazis, and the destruction of European Jewry during World War II. Anti-Semitism in the contemporary world. Social-psychological and cultural theories of anti-Semitism will be considered.
Last modified: 5/10/2013