History | Modern Ukraine
D320 | 2987 | Kuromiya
A portion of the above section reserved for majors
Above section open to undergraduates only
D320: graduate students register for HIST T500
Topic: From Cossacks to Independence
This course discusses the history of one of most neglected nations in
European history, once the breadbasket of the Soviet Union and now
one of the largest nations in Europe. Covers the entire history of
Ukraine, but emphasis is placed on the modern period. Examines
issues of national identity and national consciousness and explores
the place of Ukraine in Russian and European history. Some knowledge
of Russian/(East) East European history is helpful, but not
required. The main textbook is Subtelny, Ukraine, A History.
Combines lecture and discussion.