Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2400418
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:
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Students will examine the history of Russia from the reign of Peter the Great and his reforms until the Civil War, which concluded the Russian Revolution of 1917. We will look at the great monarchs --Peter the Great, Catherine II, Paul I, Alexander I, Nicholas I, Alexander II, Alexander III and Nicholas II and the following events: The Age of Enlightenment, the Pugachev Revolt, the Decembrist Revolt, the Emancipation of the Serfs, the Bloody Sunday, World War I and Abdication.