2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 3362 - Russia to 1861


This course examines the history of Russia and its predecessor states from the ninth century to the Great Reforms in the 1860s. Emphasis will be placed on both the promise and challenges that Russia faced in its rise to great power status. The course examines Kievan Rus’; Muscovy and the formation of Russian autocracy; the origins and development of the Russian Empire; the relationship between Russia and the West, and the crisis the Russian state faced by the mid-nineteenth century.
  3 credits