HIST 246

The Soviet Union and Beyond

A study of major political, diplomatic, economic, and social developments from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the second presidency of Vladimir Putin. Special emphasis will be placed on the state’s continued imperialism, Stalinism and de-Stalinization, World War II, the Cold War, and the political systems of the USSR and its successor states. Offered alternate years. V.1, V.7

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