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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JST 205 - Jewish History and Antisemitism from Antiquity to the Founding of the State of Israel

This course is a history of antisemitism, describing its manifestations from pre-Christian Alexandria to the founding of the State of Israel. Students will be exposed to several academic and popular theories of antisemitism, exploring debates about its proper scope and development, and integrate these ideas with a study of the arc of Jewish history, read closely together in primary sources.

General Education Requirements: Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives  and Ethics

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3