|UCSB Hist 133D||Prof. Marcuse
|The Holocaust in German History||Dec. 9, 1999
LECTURE 20: LEGACIES OF THE HOLOCAUST
note: this is not the handout from lecture, but one that reflects
what actually happened!
(I decided to focus on the study guide instead after I had
copied the handout.)
- course evaluations
- Alfons Heck visit in Winter or Spring quarter?
- Q5 later on
- Study Guide
- Brief review of IDs; how to do an ID question
- Review of source interpretation, and source used for Q4
- You will be given a choice of one of 2 of these questions
on the actual exam
- The purpose of the essay question is primarily to see how
you think and argue using evidence, and only secondarily to see
what you know.
- there aren't right or wrong answers (although there are incorrect
just more and less convincing arguments based on better or worse
- How to draw up an outline for the essay question(s)
- you should have a thesis statement
- the "hints" at the end of each question
will make the difference between "B" and "A"
- the same set of examples/cases can be used (with different
emphases) for each of the essay questions. Thus: focus your study
efforts on drawing up a repertoire of cases, and thinking about
how each one would fit into an argument for each question.
- Legacies of the Holocaust: four different groups
- victims (see reader #1 and #28)
- a haunting, never-ending burden
- perpetrators (Nuremberg trials-see Heck, first chapters; denazification)
- depends on the context, what society does (or does not do)
- bystanders (see reader #29)
- with an event of this magnitude, even the uninvolved (daughter
and father) are affected
- later generations=us (see reader #30 and #2)
- "business as usual," vs. engagement for "never