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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 1: 28 march 2011 information about the class is on smartsites office 3321SSH Monday, Wednesday 1:30-3:00 pm The Rise and Fall of the Communist • Vladimir iossif Cissarionovich Stalin [Szhugasvilli]- joseph stalin from Georgia • Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev from Ukraine • Leonid llyich Brezhnev • Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov • Constantine Usti.... • Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev • Boris Nikolaeivh Yel'tsin • Vladimit vladimirovich Putin • dmitry anatol'evivh medvedev Task: Organize Conference Introduction • War Communism [1917-1921] • NEP [New Economic Policy] (1921-1928) • Stalin's Revolution [1929-1941]- Stalinism • The “Great Patriotic War” 1941-1945 • From War to Cold War [1945-1953]- rise to be global power- allied with the US during the war- trace the change from allies to adversary • the “Thaw:” Khrushchev- Stalin's death- Sputnik • Stagnation: Brezhnev [1964-1982]-feeding the youth on communism- dissidence/ resistence by the youth • Perestroika: Gorbachev [1985-1991]- restructuring- glosnav- opening up • Post- Soviet Russia [1991- Present] Readings: • textbook • assigned texts at the copyshop • sources: documents (officials), images, video clips, songs, seventeen moment in soviet history Lecture 2 30 March 2011 paintings: • religious procession in Kursk Gurbenia • barge haulers on volga- 1870-1873 movies: • 2 times will be shown outside class • 2 different time slot monday and wednesday 6 pm • list of movies will be listed on smartsites reading assignments: • think • structure of text • ask questions • have answer • take notes email responses summarize and provide critical question today:- 1. russia: Geography and Geopolitics • climatic zone in Russia o tundra- artic temeperature in the northerst part of the country o taiga- vast forest region o bright red- lightly forest, good for temperature o temperates o dry stepes o dessert • rivers o stretch north and south o many run through major cities o many of the water's of the rivers originated within 300 miles o easy to transport/ navigate in north-south direction o there are some rivers that flows east-west direction • railway lines o the epicenter is in Moscow • Consequences o started at the short river in the forested area o easy for them to spread o they will move to area where they can find land that can be farm mostly navigate southward o lots of trading o social organization o spread- focus on the mouth of the river russian state expand southward and incorporate others within the empire and control the river's mouth 2.The Russian Empire • Russian History o kievan rus [9 th century- 1169] o time of sub-principalities [1169-1462] city states o empire of moscow [-1700] o russian empire [-1917] o Soviet Russia [-1991] • Important dates o 988: Baptism of Vladimir I of Kiev Russia accept Christianity the monarch pick christianity because it allow drinking o 1237-1249: Mongol [“Tartar”] Invasion...
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2011 for the course CMN 101 taught by Professor Feng during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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