20th-Century Russia
This playlist brings together ten courses that cover the history of Russia in the 20th century, from the 1905 Revolution to the Prague Spring of 1968.
 
What this playlist includes:
62 lectures across 10 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Russia: The End of Imperial Russia, 1894-1917
Prof. Peter Waldron
University of East Anglia
2. Russia: The Revolution of 1905
Dr Jonathan Smele
QMUL
2.1. The 1905 Revolution – 12:51
2.2. The Peasantry – 15:35
2.3. The Industrial Revolution – 13:09
2.5. The Consequences of 1905 – 14:04
3. Russia: The Revolution of 1917
Dr Andy Willimott
QMUL
5. Russia: The Rise and Reign of Stalin, 1878-1938
Prof. Christopher Read
Warwick University
6. Russia: The Rule of Stalin, 1922-41
Dr Arfon Rees
Birmingham University
7. Russia: The Ukrainian Famine, 1932-33
Dr Mark Levene
Southampton University
7.1. The Events – 09:12
7.2. Famine and Human History – 15:43
7.5. Soviet Culpability – 20:49
7.6. Long-Term Consequences – 10:14
8. Russia: The Great Terror, 1936-38
Prof. James Harris
Leeds University
9. Russia: The Rule of Khrushchev, 1953-64
Dr Miriam Dobson
Sheffield University
10. Russia: The Prague Spring, 1968
Prof. Kevin McDermott
Sheffield Hallam University
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