Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society, 1917-Present

Term: 
Spring 2015
Req: 
HASS-S
Cat: 
CI-H
Level: 
Intermediate

Explores the political and historical evolution of the Soviet state and society from the 1917 Revolution to the present. Covers the creation of a revolutionary regime, causes and nature of the Stalin revolution, post-Stalinist efforts to achieve political and social reform, and causes of the Soviet collapse. Also examines current developments in Russia in light of Soviet history.