HIS490H1: Everyday Stalinism

Hours: 
24S

This seminar explores issues of everyday life in Soviet Russia during the Stalin era. What was the Soviet normal? Topics will include belief systems, dreams and myths, terror, fear, repression, and resistance. Texts include a range of different sources, memoirs, diaries, official state documents, and secondary sources.

Prerequisite: 

grade of A in HIS250Y1/​grade of B+ or higher in HIS351Y1

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