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Unformatted text preview: 3. Industrialization involved much more than just technological change and the creation of factories. On the contrary, industrialization led to a whole reorganization of social life, including the everyday work routines of men and women, standards of living, social class, and even political ideologies. (Hint: in addition to course content, I recommend the Ellis and Engels documents from the Lualdi collection, as well as the document on Berlin factory discipline in that same book) 4. Christopher Brownings examination of the actions of the German police reserve battalions in Poland during World War II reveals stark conclusions about genocide and human nature. Browning offers a persuasive argument that the Final Solution was carried out not just by zealous Nazis, but by everyday individuals who responded in a variety of ways to military orders to murder civilians....
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- Fall '08