HIST 230 Eastern Europe: Borderlands and Bloodlands
Content: Examines Eastern European history from the eighteenth through twentieth centuries: the “nationalities question” that emerged from within the Habsburg and Russian empires; multinational zones; wars; successor states of the interwar period; the Balkans and the Yugoslav dissolution of the 1990s; consideration of East Europeans’ membership in the EU. Students will learn to do primary and secondary source research and will conduct an original research project over the course of the semester.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.