HIST 329: Modern Russia and the Soviet Union

HIST 329-DL1: Modern Russia and Soviet Union
(Fall 2024)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM W


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Section Information for Fall 2024

This course explores the history of the lands and peoples that made up the Russian Empire under the tsars at the beginning of the 20th century, through the Russian Revolution, the establishment of a communist regime under Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, the collapse of the Soviet system, the emergence of new systems after the Soviet collapse to the rise of Vladimir Putin. This course satisfies the Mason Core requirement in global understanding or the College of Humanities and Social Sciences requirement in non-Western culture. 

This is a fully online hybrid synchronous/asynchronous course. Students will be expected to attend Zoom sessions on the stated date and time while completing additional coursework asynchronously.

HIST 329 DL1 is a section with online live video meetings and asynchronous online coursework.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Russia and the Soviet Union from the early 20th century to the present. Focuses on the Russian Revolution and the political, social, cultural, and economic developments of the Soviet and post-Soviet eras. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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