HR630-6-FY-CO:
The Third Reich (Special Subject)

The details
2017/18
History
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Thursday 05 October 2017
Friday 29 June 2018
30
20 March 2008

 

Requisites for this module
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Module description

This special subject deals with the history of the Third Reich and focuses in particular on its social history. The module will provide an introduction to some of the theoretical problems involved in the study of this period of German history and to the development and current state of historical research in this field. Aspects covered include the origins and the rise of Nazism, the seizure of power in 1933/34, and the Nazi state, but special attention will be given to German society under Nazi rule. The role and position of women, the family, youth, workers, soldiers, intellectuals, party members, 'non-Aryans', along with the regime's policy towards the arts and music, will be examined through the study of original documents in English translation. The aim of the module is to set these aspects of social history within the wider framework of patterns of collaboration and resistance, policing and control, propaganda and justice, economic and foreign policy, discrimination and persecution of 'social outsiders', and the extermination of the Jews under the Nazi regime.

The module is based on the use of original documents and is designed to train students in the interpretation of primary sources and the critical assessment of their reliability and usefulness as historical sources.

Module aims

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Module learning outcomes

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Module information

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Learning and teaching methods

One two-hour seminar per week.

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   Essay 1 (2000 words)  04/12/2017  30% 
Coursework   Commentary (1000 words)  05/02/2018  20% 
Coursework   Essay 2 (Essay 3000 words)  19/03/2018  50% 
Exam  180 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main) 

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
50% 50%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
0% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Nadine Rossol, email: nrossol@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Nadine Rossol
Belinda Waterman, Department of History, 01206 872313

 

Availability
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External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 44 hours, 42 (95.5%) hours available to students:
2 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).

 

Further information
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