Top 15 Amherst College News Stories of 2014–15

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Now that the academic year is done, let's take a look back at some of the most clicked, tweeted, liked and shared bits of Amherst-related news. Here, in chronological order, are the year's highlights:

1. Meet the Class of 2018, by the Numbers
Amherst's class of 2018 includes an internationally ranked table tennis player, a Morse Code enthusiast, a U.S. military veteran, a blacksmith and someone who wears size 16 shoes.

History Professor Debunks Common Misconceptions about Nazi Germany in New Book

May 7, 2015

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Catherine Epstein

Dean of the Faculty Catherine Epstein is the author of a new textbook, Nazi Germany: Confronting the Myths (Wiley-Blackwell). An expert in modern German and Central European history, she earlier wrote a book on the Nazi occupation of Western Poland. As Epstein worked on the textbook, she tested a draft on Amherst students. Their suggestions informed the final version.

Americans in Berlin

Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power, by Andrew Nagorski ’69 (Simon & Schuster)

Reviewed by Rand Richards Cooper ’80

History 34/European Studies 54: Nazi Germany

Submitted by Rhea I. Cabin on Thursday, 8/5/2010, at 8:31 AM
This Word icon will open the syllabus for History 34/European Studies 54: Nazi Germany.