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History

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History 215. History of Russia

A survey of the growth and development of Russia from its medieval foundations to the recent breakup of the Soviet Union. Topics include: political, social, religious and economic developments; the conflict of Eastern and Western traditions; Russia’s emergence as a European power; 19th-century revolutionary and reform movements; the creation of the Soviet Union and its flawed drive for modernization and domination in global politics, and the collapse of the USSR and Soviet Bloc.