HIST146 CM - History of Germany, 1740 to the Present

Traces the history of German lands from Frederick the Great to recent reunification. The rise of Prussia, the mixed responses to the Enlightenment, the emergence of Bismarck, and the creation of a unified German state in 1871, are examined as foundations of modern Germany and as prelude to the devastation of two world wars. Other topics include the nature of the Third Reich, the evolution of the genocidal program, postwar efforts at denazification, the establishment of two Germanies, the tensions of the Cold War, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Offered: Occasionally

Credit: 1

Course Number: HIST146 CM

This course information is from the 2023-2024 Catalog. View this catalog.

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