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2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HST 260 - History Jewish People

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
A survey of the social, political, and economic history of the Jewish people from the first century through the modern era. Special emphasis is placed upon Jewish-Christian and Jewish-Islamic relations and their effect upon anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and the growth and development of Zionism. The student becomes acquainted with the place of the Jewish people in the mainstream of western culture and with the problem of maintaining ethnic and religious identify in a basically hostile environment. Cross-listed with JST 260