HST 208 - Jewish History from 1492 to the Present Credits: 3
Survey of Jewish history from the expulsion of the Jews from Spain to the modern era. Examination of how the different Jewish communities worldwide have met the challenges of a modernizing world. Topics include emancipation, religious reform and secularization, mass migrations, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and the founding of modern Israel. Partially satisfies University Studies II: Approaches and Perspectives/Historical and Philosophical Approaches. Satisfies University Studies II: Approaches and Perspectives/Living in Our Diverse Nation. Satisfies University Studies II: Approaches and Perspectives/Living in a Global Society. Partially satisfies University Studies III: Thematic Transdisciplinary Cluster/Judaism and the Jewish People.
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