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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RUSS 262 - Soviet Union and Successors

Cross-Listed as HIST 262  
A survey of Russian, Soviet and post-Soviet history from the Russian Revolution to the present. Topics include the Bolshevik revolution of 1917, Bolshevik rule and its tsarist heritage, Soviet “monocratic” society under Lenin and Stalin, dissent in the USSR, the “command economy” in the collapse of Communist political power, and national consciousness as an operative idea in the Commonwealth of Independent States. Can count toward History’s ”Europe” and “pre-1800” and “Colonization/Empire” fields. Alternate years. (4 Credits)