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2023 Fall > UGRD > HIST > HIST 324

Russia and the Soviet Union: From the 1917 Revolution to Putin

Course #: HIST 324

The peasant emancipation from serfdom in 1861 left the overwhelming majority of Russians destitute and disenfranchised. How did the subsequent revolutionary movement that promised social and economic equality transform into such a brutally oppressive system under Stalin? How did the Soviet Union become a world superpower and what were the reasons for its downfall? Through the use of primary documents, this course will attempt to answer these questions and emphasize social history: the ideals, aspirations, and actions of ordinary Soviet citizens.
Pre Requisites:
Pre-requisite: ENGL 102

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 9742 TuTh
8:00 - 9:15 am
Murphy,Kevin J University Hall Y04-4100
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2023 - 12/13/2023
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 26
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-requisite: ENGL 102
Course Attributes: International, Social & Behavioral Sciences