Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

HIS 233 Russian History since 1900

Prerequisite: ENG 101  and one of the following: HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 201  or HIS 202  
3 credits

This course is an introduction to the history of Russia and the Soviet Union from 1900 until the present. It includes a brief overview of Czarist Russia, then proceeds to examine the failed Revolution of 1905, the Russian Revolutions of 1917, the development of the Soviet Union, World War II, the emergence of the Soviet Union as a superpower, the Cold War, the end of communism and the breakup of the Soviet Union, and Russia since 1991 in the global economy. Not offered every year.