HSTR 352

The Soviet Union and its Successor States, 1917-2000

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: SLST 362

Formerly: HIST 376, SLAV 376

History of the Soviet Union and its aftermath. Examines political, economic, social and cultural transformations that shaped the Soviet socialist experiment, as well as the causes of its collapse and the difficulties of post-communist transition in Russia and non-Russian republics. Emphasis on social history, gender and everyday life.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 352, HIST 376, SLAV 376, SLST 362.
  • 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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