The course presents the life and deeds of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union from 1924 till 1953. It analyses the reasons for his actions and their results, as well as the causes of his popularity in Russia today. It offers an analysis of the phenomenon of Stalinism and of its significance for Russia and beyond.
Stalin and Stalinism in Russian History
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Approx. 33 hours to complete
Approx. 33 hours to complete
National Research University Higher School of Economics
National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) is one of the top research universities in Russia. Established in 1992 to promote new research and teaching in economics and related disciplines, it now offers programs at all levels of university education across an extraordinary range of fields of study including business, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, political science, international relations, law, Asian studies, media and communicamathematics, engineering, and more.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM STALIN AND STALINISM IN RUSSIAN HISTORY
A great course. A very interesting topic that gives a lot of details. A good course for people interested in history. The assignments at the end of the lecture help to remember all the material.
This was quite detailed. There is so much to be learned from this class. And to think, it all is relatively recent history. Thank you.
Very interesting course. Well taught and good materials. Note that coursework relies on weekly mini-essays and a final longer essay.
A wonderful introduction to Stalin's era and aftermath. It also helps me to see why Russia is in its current status.
Excellent course. Very well prepared, the talk of lecturer is interesting, the content itself is intriguing.
Very good course for interested persons that covers a large part of 20th century Russia.
For those interested in World history this course is absolutely necessary.
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