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Schedule








'It takes twenty years of peace or more to make a man; it takes only twenty seconds of war to destroy him' (Baudouin I, King of Belgium

Week 1:  34-89 in Gilbert
Jan 10 Introduction; Europe at the turn of the century
Jan 12 Europe before WWI; Discussion 1: Issues at the turn of the century

Week 2: 90-122 in Gilbert
Jan 17 Background to the War; Discussion 2: Attitudes before the war
Jan 19 World War I - Current News

Week 3: 122-139
Jan 24 World War I; Discussion 3: Total War
Jan 26 End of the War; Russian Revolution; 

Week 4: 143-223 in Gilbert; 92-111 in Perry 
Jan 31 Russian Revolution; 1920's; Current News 
Feb 2 1920's and Stalin;
Discussion 4: Impact of the War

Week 5: 229-71 in Gilbert; 138-40, 148-51 in Perry
Feb 7   The 1920's; Current News
Feb 9 Great Depression and the Rise of Hitler; Discussion 5: Propaganda and Charisma

Week 6: 273-305 in Gilbert; 175-80 in Perry
Feb 14 Hitler's Germany; Current News
Feb 16 Fascism in Europe; Discussion 6: The Collapse of Civilization?

Week 7: 306-342 in Gilbert; pp. 205-09, 211-18 in Perry
Feb 21 Move towards WWII
Feb 23 World War II; Exam DUE

Week 8
Feb 28 Holocaust and and the Church; Discussion 7: Holocaust Historiography 
Mar 1 Holocaust Bystanders; Move Towards Cold War

Week 9: 345-66 in Gilbert; pp. 250-255 in Perry
Mar 6   Discussion 8: Ordinary Men
Mar 8 Postwar Europe and Economic Difficulties

Week 10: 367-403 in Gilbert; 427-36 in Perry
Mar 13 Discussion 9: Conscience and Courage
Mar 15 1950s; Current News   

Week 11:  407-36 in Gilbert
Mar 20 1960's; Current News
Mar 22 1960'- 70's, Discussion 10: Post War Europe

Week 12:
Mar 27 Spring Break!
Mar  29 Spring Break!

Week 13: 437-78 in Gilbert; pp. 358-68; 389-97 in Perry
Apr 3 70's and 80's
Apr 5 80's;
Discussion 11: USSR and Russia

Week 14: 478-554 in Gilbert
Apr 10 1980's
Apr 12 1990's; Current News; Holocaust Paper DUE

Week 15: 545-613 in Gilbert
Apr 17 Ethnic and National Tensions; Discussion 12: Europe Today
Apr 19 Continuing Issues
; Current News

Final Exam Due: Tuesday, 23 April, 10am

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