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HI353T: IMPERIAL RUSSIA 1801-1914 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 24 May 2018 10:56


Course Overview

This course will examine key issues and events in Russian history during the period 1801-1914. The following themes will be central: Autocracy, opposition and alternatives; International affairs, military might and great-power status; Social problems and the inter-relation of sections of Russian society; Economic problems such as modernisation, industrialisation, finance, communications etc; and Problems of a vast contiguous Empire, containing many non-Russian groups, religions and cultures, in an age of imperial competition.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Anthony Heywood

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will examine key issues and events in Russian history during the period 1801-1914. The following themes will be central:

  • Autocracy, opposition and alternatives;
  • International affairs, military might and great-power status;
  • Social problems and the inter-relation of sections of Russian society;
  • Economic problems such as modernisation, industrialisation, finance, communications etc;
  • Problems of a vast contiguous Empire, containing many non-Russian groups, religions and cultures, in an age of imperial competition.

Further Information & Notes

This module is available to students on all non-History degree programmes as a Discipline Breadth course for the enhanced study requirement. However, the admission of students with a non-History degree intention will be at the discretion of the School of Divinity, History, and Philosophy.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt

  • 1250-word annotated bibliography (20%)
  • 1250-word primary source exercise (20%)
  • 3500-word essay (60%)

Resit

  • 1250-word annotated bibliography (20%)
  • 1250-word primary source exercise (20%)
  • 3500-word essay (60%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Typed on school forms, and returned in individual meetings with the students.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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