SOC 242 Anti-Semitism from EarlyChristianity to Hitler

The origins of the conflict between Christianity and Judaism, and the fate of the Jews in Medieval Europe. The gradual liberation and assimilation of the Jews of Western Europe, 1789-1870. The rise of modern racism and anti-Semitism in Europe, 1889-1939. Hitler, the Nazis, and the destruction of European Jewry. Anti-Semitism in the contemporary world. Social-psychological and cultural theories of anti-Semitism will be considered.

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring