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HIST 2270 Germany Divided and Reunited (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course provides a multi-dimensional look at post-war Germany, East and West. Politics, social and economic structure (East versus West), music, art, literature, philosophy (Critical Theory), the crisis and reform of the West German university system, the young generation, and Americanization will be discussed. Other topics include radicalism/extremism/protest movements (including terrorism), coping with the past (National Socialism), the Revolution of November 1989, and the legal ramifications and unsolved problems deriving from reunification.


Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): Daniel Bowles

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: GERM2242

Comments: Conducted in English.
Required for the German Studies minor.
Counts toward German major and German minor.


Last Updated: 10-Mar-15