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The Holocaust

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This free course explores the Holocaust, as the destruction of European Jewry is commonly known. The mass killing represented by the Holocaust raises many questions concerning the development of European civilisation during the twentieth century. This course, therefore, covers essential ground if you wish to understand this development.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • perceive the enormity of the events under discussion
  • recognise the kinds of ideas and incidents which may have prompted them
  • demonstrate an awareness of the historical arguments surrounding the Holocaust
  • demonstrate an awareness of the relationship between the Holocaust and the war.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 12 hours
  • Updated Friday 5th February 2016
  • Advanced level
  • Posted under World History
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The Holocaust

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This course explores the Holocaust, as the destruction of European Jewry is commonly known. The mass killing represented by the Holocaust raises many questions concerning the development of European civilisation during the twentieth century. This course, therefore, covers essential ground if you wish to understand this development.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 3 study in Arts and Humanities [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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