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SCAND 454 A: Baltic History

Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
MOR 234
SLN: 
19957
Joint Sections: 
HSTEU 454 A
Instructor:
Aldis Purs

Syllabus Description:

Class meets Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-2:20 pm
More Hall Room 234

This course surveys the history of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (the Baltic countries). We will pay particular attention to the experiences of individuals in historical context:  How did they respond to historical events as they unfolded, how did they affect the course of history?  Students will explore and critique a variety of primary and secondary sources used in historical research about the Baltic countries.

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Catalog Description: 
Overview of the history of the area occupied by the Baltic countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. Emphasizes their emergence as modern European nation-states. Era from World War I to present treated in depth, including the historical role and present situation of non-Baltic peoples, particularly Russians. Offered: jointly with HSTEU 454.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 4, 2022 - 1:56am
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