Imperial and Revolutionary Russia: Culture and Politics

Term: 
Fall 2015
Req: 
HASS-H
Level: 
Intermediate

Analyzes Russia's social, cultural, and political heritage in the 18th and 19th centuries, up to and including the Russian Revolution of 1917. Compares reforming and revolutionary impulses in the context of serfdom, the rise of the intelligentsia, and debates over capitalism. Focuses on historical and literary texts, especially the intersections between the two.

Tsar Nicolas II