|History 218||HIS 218|
|Late Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union (1762-1991)||3 (3-0-0-0)|
The history of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union from the reign of Catherine the Great to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Topics include Russia's attempts to reform its social and economic backwardness, the development of the Stalinist system, and internal politics under Khrushchev, Brezhnev, and Gorbachev.
Prerequisites: 2nd year standing required