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HIS 114R - The European Experience: Russia and Eastern Europe: Continuity and Change

Old Core: Fulfills Western History.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II.

Course Description: A survey course tracing the history of Russia and Eastern Europe from the 9th century to the present day, with a focus on Slavic civilization. Special attention is paid to questions of ethnic identities, nationalism, empire building, and revolution, especially with regard to the Russian Empire/Soviet Union. Students will be exposed to traditional and new approaches in history and area studies, including Marxist and Weberian interpretations, orientalism, colonialism and exploration, and the image of Russia in the West.

Course Rotation: NYC and PLV: Spring and Fall

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Exploratory Course, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: