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Russia in World Affairs Russia in World Affairs

The State Emblem of the Russian Federation The State Emblem of the Russian Federation

Moscow Kremlin Moscow Kremlin

Monument to Peter the Great, St. Petersburg Monument to Peter the Great, St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg on a “white night” St. Petersburg on a “white night”

COURSE REQUIREMENTS Fall Term 1 class report or short essay (6 -8 pages double-spaced) COURSE REQUIREMENTS Fall Term 1 class report or short essay (6 -8 pages double-spaced) - 10% Major essay (15 -17 pages double-spaced) Participation - 30% - 10% Winter Term 1 class report or short essay (6 -8 pages double-spaced) - 10% Major essay (15 -17 pages double-spaced) Participation - 30% - 10%

THEMES Part One. The Historical Context 1. RUSSIA IN EURASIA 2. THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION THEMES Part One. The Historical Context 1. RUSSIA IN EURASIA 2. THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND ITS INTERNATIONAL CONSEQUENCES 3. THE RISE OF FASCISM AND STALINISM 4. THE SOVIET UNION IN WORLD WAR II 5. THE FORMATION OF THE COLD WAR SYSTEM 6. THE ARMS RACE AND PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE 7. THE RISE AND FALL OF DÉTENTE 8. GORBACHEV AND THE END OF THE COLD WAR

Part Two. Russia and the Post-Soviet States 1. RUSSIA IN THE POST-COLD-WAR WORLD 2. Part Two. Russia and the Post-Soviet States 1. RUSSIA IN THE POST-COLD-WAR WORLD 2. RUSSIA, THE WEST, AND EASTERN EUROPE 3. RUSSIA’S SOUTHERN FRONTIER: THE CAUCASUS AND CENTRAL ASIA 4. RUSSIA IN THE EAST ASIAN CONTEXT

Required readings for the Fall Term Birgerson, Susanne Michelle, After the Breakup of a Required readings for the Fall Term Birgerson, Susanne Michelle, After the Breakup of a Multi-Ethnic Empire : Russia, Successor States, and Eurasian Security, Praeger, 2001 Lafeber, Walter. America, Russia, and the Cold War, 1945 -2002. Mc. Graw-Hill, 9 th edition, 2002 (earlier editions also acceptable) Nation, R. Craig. Black Earth, Red Star: A History of Soviet Security Policy, 1917 -1991. Cornell University Press, 1993

Required readings for the Winter Term Birgerson, Susanne Michelle, After the Breakup of a Required readings for the Winter Term Birgerson, Susanne Michelle, After the Breakup of a Multi-Ethnic Empire : Russia, Successor States, and Eurasian Security, Praeger, 2001 Lo, Bobo, Vladimir Putin and the Evolution of Russian Foreign Policy (Chatham House Papers), Blackwell, 2003 Motyl, Alexander, Blair A. Ruble, Lilia Shevtsova (eds. ) Russia's Engagement With the West: Transformation And Integration in the Twenty-first Century, M. E. Sharpe, 2005 Rashid, Ahmed, Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia, Penguin Books, 2003 Wilson, Jeanne Lorraine, Strategic Partners: Russian-

Recommended readings Bugajski, Janusz, Cold Peace : Russia's New Imperialism. Praeger, 2004 (Available at Recommended readings Bugajski, Janusz, Cold Peace : Russia's New Imperialism. Praeger, 2004 (Available at York Bookstore) Kuchins, Andrew, Vyacheslav Nikonov, Dmitri Trenin, U. S. -Russian Relations: The Case for an Upgrade. Moscow Carnegie Center, 2005 http: //www. carnegie. ru/en/pubs/books/72091. htm Trenin, Dmitri and Jessica Mathews. The End of Eurasia: Russia on the Border Between Geopolitics and Globalization. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2002. (e-book) http: //www. carnegie. ru/en/pubs/books/36275. htm