Dec 02, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2019/Spring 2020) 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2019/Spring 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 246 - History of Imperial Russia

4 credits
The Russian Empire from the reign of Peter the Great (1689-1725) through the fall of the Romanov dynasty in the February Revolution. Recurring themes include the strengths and weaknesses of autocracy as a political system; the role of serfdom in Russia’s development and underdevelopment; the polarization of Russian elite society into revolutionaries and conservatives; the role of the cities and urban populations in Russian culture, politics, and the economy; Russia’s complex relationship with the West; and the formation of Russia as a multinational empire. Offering to be determined. CLA-Breadth/Humanities



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