Course Description

ONLINE: This lecture course will allow students to grasp the many historical elements of the Russian state. It covers the historical background from Kievan to tsarist Russia; the ideology and political foundations of Bolshevik rule; the Soviet state and the Civil War; the New Economic Policy (NEP) and the rise of Joseph Stalin; and collectivization, industrialization and the Great Purge. With this knowledge, students will better understand the fundamental Russian mindset for two following courses: Russian Political Rule From Khrushchev Through Gorbachev and Russian Political Rule From Yeltsin Through Putin. | Lecture + Q&A.

Max enrollment: 30.

Class sessions are recorded.

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Section Title
Russia and Soviet Communist Rule
Online - Zoom
1:30PM to 2:45PM
Sep 14, 2022 to Nov 30, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
Section Notes

Class sessions are recorded.

Prerequisite: Students will need to know how to retrieve the narratives and PowerPoint presentations from the instructor's website.

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