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POLI 4424 Reform, Revolution, and the Communist Collapse (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

The class examines the collapse of communist regimes in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. The focus is on the reform strategies of political leaders and the opposition movements of nationalists, workers, and students. Cases include the Prague Spring, Poland's Solidarity, Fall of the Berlin Wall, Gorbachev's Perestroika, and the Rise of Boris Yeltsin and Independent Russia.

Instructor(s): Gerald Easter

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17