History of Russia
Professor Bill Wrightson
HIST 367 History of Russia 3 Units
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is a survey of Russian history from 1861 to the present. It examines the major social, political, and economic developments that have shaped Russian society and culture. Special attention is given to Russian culture, politics, and protest during the 19th century, the revolutions of 1917 and the Bolshevik rise to power, the creation and expansion of the Soviet state under Stalin, and the decline and collapse of Soviet power.