HIS 386S HIS 386S. Stalinism: Ideology and Culture. 3 Hours.
Same as Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 386 (Topic 5). Examine Stalinism as a complex historical, ideological, and cultural phenomenon that crucially shaped Russia's destiny from the twentieth century to the present moment. Consider this phenomenon beyond popular stereotypes (blood-thirsty tyrant; miserable and terrorized population; total propaganda; etc). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: History 386S, Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies 386 (Topic: Stalinism: Ideology & Culture), 386 (Topic 5). Prerequisite: Graduate standing.