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From Vladimir to Putin: Key Themes in Russian History (HISTORY 225E, REES 225E)

325E
Subject: 
HISTORY

Formative issues in Russian history from Muscovy to the present: autocracy and totalitarianism; tsars, emperors, and party secretaries; multi-ethnicity and nationalism; serfdom, peasantry; rebellions and revolutions, dissent and opposition; law and legality; public and private spheres; religion and atheism; patterns of collapse. Class format will be discussion of one to two assigned books or major articles per class.

Course ID: 
221 542
Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)