SLST 361

Imperial Russia, 1689-1917

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: HSTR 351

Formerly: SLAV 374, HIST 374

A 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 SLST 361, SLAV 374, HIST 374, HSTR 351.
  • No knowledge of Russian required.

Undergraduate course in Slavic Studies offered by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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