Jun 21, 2024  
College Catalog 2024-2025 
    
College Catalog 2024-2025

HIST 262 - Revolutionary Russia and the Soviet Union

Cross-Listed as RUSS 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 “post-1800” and “Colonization/Empire” fields. Alternate years. (4 Credits)