HSTR 351

Imperial Russia, 1689-1917

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: SLST 361

Formerly: HIST 374, SLAV 374

History of Russian Empire from Peter the Great to the fall of the monarchy. Traces Russia's response to the challenge of the West, with special attention to political reforms, social transformation and cultural change. Discussion of whether Late Imperial Russia was history's dead end or a promise cut short by revolutionary violence.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 351, HIST 374, SLAV 374, SLST 361.
  • No knowledge of Russian is required prior to taking this course.


Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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