Catalogue 2012 - 2013

HIST 341 German History since 1871


3 cr.


Junior standing.

Course Description

Taking as its starting point the foundation of Germany in 1871, this course analyzes social, cultural, and economic issues at stake as the German nation experimented with a variety of political institutions under a constitutional monarchy, the Weimar Republic, National Socialism, Cold War division, and finally reunification in 1990. Themes such as social class, gender, religion, generation, and ideology serve as tools of analysis in this investigation of modern Germany.