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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 241 - Origins of Modern Russia

4 credits (Fall)
Focusing upon the medieval origins of early East Slavic societies and the formation of the Muscovite state and Russian Empire, this course examines the political, economic, and social components of pre-revolutionary Russia from the 10th through the 19th centuries. The dynamics of ethnicity, the multiple forms of state-building, and the role of gender, class, and ideology receive special attention.

Prerequisite: HIS 100  or second-year standing. Option of doing some work in Russian.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Cohn