HIST 3255: The Soviet Union and the World

3 hours; 3 credits

The history of the Soviet Union in its global contexts. Emphasis on Soviet foreign relations, citizen diplomacy, and Soviet perspectives on the international conflicts and collaborations that shaped the twentieth century. Exploration of how people, ideas, goods, and expertise traveled across Soviet borders and circulated within and beyond the twentieth-century?s ?socialist world.? Study of the global dimensions of the October Revolution, Stalinist industrialization, World War II, the Cold War, and the Soviet Union?s demise.


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