HIS434Y1: Kievan Rus

Hours: 
48S

The origin of Rus, international trade, the impact of nomadic peoples, the introduction of Christianity, the economic system an the problem of feudalism, the political structure and the dilemma of princely succession; literature and architecture; the displacement of political power centres and depopulation, the preservation of the Kievan heritage. (Joint undergraduate-graduate)

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)