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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HST 302 - Russia: From Revolution to the Post-Soviet Era

This course examines the origins of the socialist system in Russia and the rise and eventual demise of the Soviet system. Topics include the collapse of Czarist Russia, the rise of Marxist-Leninist ideology, the Bolshevik Revolution, the Stalin era, the evolution of a post-totalitarian Soviet system, and the international implications of Soviet globalism, during the Cold War especially. Attention is also given to challenges Russia has faced in the post-Soviet era as it struggles to modernize. Satisfies the World Cultures General Education requirement.

(Cr: 3)