HIS 325 History of the Tsarist Russia
Studies the development of the Tsarist system (1462-1917) and of the 1917 Russian revolutions. Major attention focused on tsars, clergy, nobles, bureaucrats, intelligentsia, and peasantry in terms of their character, relations, institutions, and beliefs. Special concern given to causes of the 1917 revolutions and the legacy of pre-Soviet Russia. Prerequisite: HIS 105, HIS 106, or permission of instructor.