The Third Reich was supposed to last a thousand years, but it only existed for 12, from 1933 to 1945. During that time it caused the bloodiest war in human history, resulting in the deaths of tens of millions of people. But its demise didn't see
Welcome to GER 272! This course introduces you to some of the most famous thinkers, creators, and doers from the German-speaking world. To begin, click on the Syllabus tab below to find out how the course works.
This course introduces students to German culture. But instead of following the standard practice of cultural history - starting with the stone age and making our way step by step to the modern era - GER 271 instead looks at culture by considering its objects,