Historiography of the Holocaust with Prof. Dan Michman

The aim of this concentrated course is to introduce the field of Holocaust history through a variety of angles: (a) its course of development over the decades as a result of a variety of factors - political interests and pressures, judicial and restitution procedures, archival accessibility, scholarly methodologies, media representations, coping strategies of survivors and defense strategies of perpetrators, and more; (b) major controversies that dominate(d) the field; (c) coping with the challenge of conceptualization; (d) the Holocaust historian's workshop: from raw documents to the shaping of historical interpretation: analyzing a selection of key historical documents and their interpretations by scholars.

2023-2024 Course Syllabus

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Israel 3498838
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