Course: HIST 450. Russia Since 1917 (3)
Investigate the history of the Soviet Union, the first socialist state, from its revolutionary birth to its demise in 1991. Learn about what it was like to be a Soviet citizen during the dictatorship of the proletariat. Explore industrialization and collectivization under Stalin. Find out about Soviet life during the Nazi invasion. Better understand the Cold War confrontation with the United States. Debate the reasons for the collapse of communism and reflect on the role of the Soviet experiment in world history.