Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

HI250
Bloodlands: Violence and Political Mass Murder in East Central Europe, 1880s to WW II
0.5 Credit

From the late 19th c. through to the end of WWII millions of civilians were murdered in the territory that stretches from central Poland through to western Russia. This course surveys specific examples of political mass murder in the bloodlands both during wars and in peacetime, and considers the role that political ideologies, nationalism, racism and Anti-Semitism played in unleashing violence.

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3 lecture hours