Academic Catalog

HIST443 HISTORY OF THE USSR-I

Course Code: 2400443
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYE PAMR DETRCH
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course will examine the history of the USSR from the conditions in late 19th and early 20th century Russia that led to the Russian Revolution through the reign of Joseph Stalin. The ideological struggles both pre -and post- revolution, as well as the founders, leading figures and significant event in the formative years of the USSR will be examined, as well as the USSR s rise to superpower status following World War II.