HSTEU 454 A: Baltic History

Winter 2022
Meeting:
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm / MOR 234
SLN:
15632
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
SCAND 454 A
Instructor:
Aldis Purs
Syllabus Description (from Canvas):

Class meets Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-2:20 pm
More Hall Room 234

This course surveys the history of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (the Baltic countries). We will pay particular attention to the experiences of individuals in historical context:  How did they respond to historical events as they unfolded, how did they affect the course of history?  Students will explore and critique a variety of primary and secondary sources used in historical research about the Baltic countries.

This Canvas website will soon be updated with information about class assignments and grades.

Catalog Description:
Overview of the history of the area occupied by the Baltic countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. Emphasizes their emergence as modern European nation-states. Era from World War I to present treated in depth, including the historical role and present situation of non-Baltic peoples, particularly Russians. Offered: jointly with SCAND 454.
GE Requirements Met:
Social Sciences (SSc)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 15, 2024 - 5:21 am