University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Holocaust Studies

HS 112 - D2: History of Zionism to 1948

A history of modern Zionism and the Zionist movement from its inception in Europe in the second half of the nineteenth century to the establishment of Israel. Prerequisite: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HST 112.

HS 115 - History of Poland

History of the Polish people and Polish state from the tenth century to the present. Strong emphasis on the twentieth century. Prerequisite: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HST 115.

HS 119 - D2: Modern Jewish History

The history of the Jewish people from the eighteenth century to the present, focusing on Europe and the United States. Prerequisites: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HST 119.

HS 191 - World War II

Causes, conduct, and consequences of global war from 1931 to 1945, including social, economic, political, and diplomatic as well as military aspects. Prerequisites: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HST 191.

HS 227 - Seminar in Modern Europe

Topics examining themes in Modern European history and Holocaust Studies. Representative topics: The Holocaust & Memory; Auschwitz; The Holocaust in Poland. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History; minimum Junior standing. Cross-listed with: HST 227.