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HIS 296E - Topic: Tolstoy, Turks and Taliban: Russia's "Orient"

Prerequisite: 3 credits in History. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge III.

Course Description: This course is designed as an in depth study of the building of the Russian Empire in Asia since the late 16th century. Special attention will be paid to the dynamics of imperialism, colonialism and inter-cultural exchange in the frontier settings of Central Asia and Siberia. The geographical scope of the course will not be limited to areas completely incorporated into the Russian/Soviet state, but will extend also to claimed and realized spheres of influence in South and East Asia.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge III

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: