Course Credits: 3

Semester(s) Offered

  • Spring 2023
  • Spring 2022
  • Spring 2021
  • Fall 2020
  • Spring 2019
  • Spring 2018
  • Spring 2016
  • Fall 2015
  • Spring 2015

Catalog Description

Surveys the major historical developments encountered by Jewish communities beginning with the Spanish Expulsion in 1492 up until the present day. We will study the various ways in which Jews across the modern world engaged with the emerging notions of nationality, equality, and citizenship, as well as with new ideologies such as liberalism, socialism, nationalism, imperialism and antisemitism. Same as JWST 1828. Formerly HIST 1108. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: historical context.

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