Units of Study

JCTC2606 - The Holocaust: History and Aftermath

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Avril Anne Alba


This unit provides an in-depth study of the Holocaust. Special emphasis will be placed on the development of Nazi ideology, in particular racial antisemitism, and the gradual implementation of this policy towards the Jews and other victim groups from 1933 to 1945. Other themes focus on the responses of the victims and the role of the by-standers, as well as post-war politics of memory and other issues, including Holocaust denial and war crimes prosecution.


1x3000wd essay (50%), 1x1500wd essay (30%) and class participation (20%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


JCTC1001 or 6 junior credit points from History



Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program

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