Teresa J. Balkenende
Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, and Albania, from the end of World War I to the present.
Note: This course was formerly numbered HSTEU 452. If you have already taken HSTEU 452, do not register for this course.
This course will provide a historical overview of political, cultural and social developments in Central and Eastern Europe since 1918. It will examine the structural processes of state formation and efforts toward cultural and ethnic unification in the region under democratic, fascist, and socialist governments. The primary objective, however, will be to understand how East Europeans lived these events and how they responded to national as well as global developments in their cultural endeavors in and in their social formations.
Class Assignments and Grading
2 exams, 2 essays and class participation.