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HIST 845. Eastern Europe, 19th and 20th Centuries. 3 Hours.

The course considers the challenges of modernity in Eastern Europe, with a focus on the lands of the former Habsburg Empire. The course is designed to introduce students to major issues in modern Eastern European history and historiography, with an emphasis on recent scholarship. Topics include: nationalism, identity formation, anti-Semitism, modernization and urbanization, World War I, interwar nation-states, World War II, Communist takeovers, everyday life under Communism, dissidence, Solidarity, the collapse of Communism, and post-socialist transitions. LEC.

Minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures

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