History | Seminar in Russian History
H740 | 3034 | Kuromiya

A portion of the above section reserved for majors


This is a research seminar aimed at writing a research paper based
on primary sources.  Knowledge of Russian required.  Students are
encouraged to come to the first session with a provisional paper
topic on modern Russia and the Soviet Union.  This course pays close
attention to istochnikovedenie, dealing with problems of locating
and analyzing various historical sources (archives, diaries,
letters, memoirs, statistics, oral history, etc.)  It also discusses
problems of historical evidence and historical representation.