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HIST 297 - The Soviet Union/Russia Since 1953


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
REES
Next Offered: 2010-2011
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 SS, CD, WRi

Beginning with the impact of World War II on Soviet society, this course explores the domestic consequences of Stalinism and the early Cold War; the reform initiatives of Khrushchev; the ‘stagnation’ of the Brezhnev period; Gorbachev’s program of glasnost and perestroika; the dramatic collapse of the Soviet Union and the establishment of the Yeltsin regime; and the Putin presidency. Focus will be on socio-economic conditions and popular culture. Major research project.
Instructor: H. Hogan
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