|Winter Term 2015 Empire and Nation in Russian History - 1955 - ETST 320
Prerequisites/Notes: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor; HIST 320 or 325 recommended
Catalog Description : The course examines the history of ethnically diverse territories referred to as “Russia” from early modern times to 1991. Themes include the formation of the Russian empire, its transformation into the Soviet Union, and its partial collapse in 1991; the meaning of “empire,” “nation,” and “ethnicity”in historical context; and the interaction of Russians with non-Russian peoples in Ukraine, the Baltic States, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.
Attributes: Diversity-Global GER (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course