University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

49-239 Imperial and Soviet Russia Since 1800 W(3-0)

An introductory survey of Russian History from the death of Catherine the Great to the onset of World War II. This course will focus on efforts by Russian rulers to modernize the Empire's social and economic institutions in response to Western influence. Attention will also be directed towards specific crises which threatened Russia's stability such as the Crimean War, emancipation of the serfs, World War I and the Revolutions of 1905 and 1917.

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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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