History | Modern Ukraine: From Cossacks to Independence
D320 | 28359 | H. Kuromiya

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. Combines lecture and discussion. Requirements include
regular attendance, a mid-term exam, and a final essay.