HIST 7340X Late Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 734.
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30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Russian and Soviet history from the mid-nineteenth through late twentieth centuries. Emphasis on social and political upheaval during the so-called ?era of great reforms? and its aftermath; ethnicity, race, and empire; revolutionaries and revolutions; Bolshevism, Leninism, and Stalinism; everyday Soviet life; ideology and its social meanings; cold war; de-Stalinization; ?stagnation;? perestroika, and the demise of the USSR.


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