20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Two modules from HST112-HST121

Aims/Description: This course will introduce students to sources and literature that explore the relationship between state and society in Nazi Germany. With particular emphasis on exploring the extent to which support for the regime resulted from coercion or popular consent, it aims to give students a nuanced understanding of the nature of National Socialism, its appeal and effectiveness as well as its contradictions and limitations. Students will consider documents and interpretations that consider `resistance' and `collaboration', which will aid their analysis of the choices and constraints that shaped the relationship between the Nazi state and society.

Staff Contact: Rebecca Phipps
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Participation in seminars

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