Historians have long tried to understand how modern Germany could descend, in the space of a few years, into brutal terror, racial warfare and genocide. This course explores the rise and development of Nazi rule, from the seemingly inauspicious Nazi movement’s early years after the First World War to the Holocaust and to the Third Reich’s final collapse in 1945. The course will help you to develop a deeper understanding of state and society in Nazi Germany. It will explore the development of the Third Reich from different perspectives. It will also familiarise you with the state of historical research in this area.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the history of Nazi Germany
- Have an appreciation of the role of key interpretations of Nazi Germany’s social, cultural and political history
- Continue to develop strong research, writing and analytical skills
- Be able to reflect critically on literature and arguments developed in key historical and theoretical materials.
- Develop oral presentation skills
- Understand and demonstrate the significance of Nazi Germany for today's world.
Essay 2,500 words (45%). [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6]
Final Examination (45%). [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6]
Tutorial participation (10%). [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6]
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One 90 minute lecture and one tutorial per week. Students will be expected to spend an average of 7.5 hours of private study time per week outside these contact hours to prepare for tutorials, research and the final exam.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of History to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Tutorial readings will be made available to students via WATTLE.
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3192||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|