21H.244 Imperial and Revolutionary Russia: Culture and Politics, 1700-1917


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Analyzes Russia's social, cultural, and political heritage in the 18th and 19th centuries, up to and including the Russian Revolution of 1917. Compares reforming and revolutionary impulses in the context of serfdom, the rise of the intelligentsia, and debates over capitalism. Focuses on historical and literary texts, especially the intersections between the two.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.244 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by E. Wood.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-103.

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

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