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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.