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Steven Hoelscher, Chair Burdine 437, Mailcode B7100, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-7277

Fall 2005

AMS 321 • America and the Holocaust

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
28065 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
NOA 1.126
Abzug

Course Description

This course will investigate ways of perceiving the importance of the Holocaust in American history, politics, and culture. It will consist of meetings that are part lecture and part discussion, in which the readings will root the class in topics that we will then discuss and for which I will be giving wider background.

Texts

Robert H. Abzug, INSIDE THE VICIOUS HEART Robert H. Abzug, AMERICA VIEWS THE HOLOCAUST Richard L. Rubenstein, THE CUNNING OF HISTORY Martin Gilbert, THE HOLOCAUST Edward T. Linenthal, PRESERVING MEMORY Philip Roth, THE GHOSTWRITER Art Spiegelman, MAUS II Edward Wallant, THE PAWNBROKER

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