Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

HIS 251 - Jews in Germany From Enlightenment to the Rise of the Nazi Regime (3 Cr.)

(GER 251 , JS 251 ) (LER-TXT)
This 200-level course focuses on the history of German Jews from the period of emancipation in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century to the end of the Weimar Republic. We will examine the role of German Jews in German politics, economic life, and culture; Jewish enlightenment (“Haskalah”); the rise of anti-Semitism in the nineteenth century; the rise of the Reform movement; Jewish assimilation and its discontents; and the Weimar Jewish Renaissance. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Fall semester. Larkey.