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The Soviet Experiment

Image of a Soviet propaganda poster of a woman holding a Soviet flag

An introduction to the history of the Soviet Union from its origins in the Revolution of 1917 to its collapse in 1991. This course examines and assesses the Bolshevik attempt to found a new social, economic and political order and to create a new man and woman in the process. Particular attention will be devoted to the policies and practices of the state as well as to the experiences of individual Soviet citizens.

Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6




Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.