17.57J Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society: 1917 to the Present


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Explores the political and historical evolution of the Soviet state and society from the 1917 Revolution to the present. Covers the creation of a revolutionary regime, causes and nature of the Stalin revolution, post-Stalinist efforts to achieve political and social reform, and causes of the Soviet collapse. Also examines current developments in Russia in light of Soviet history. Enrollment limited

This class has no prerequisites.

17.57J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. Wood.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Spring 2013 Subject Evaluations, 17.57J was rated 6.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Soviet Politics and Society, 1917-1991 site.

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