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Teresa J. Balkenende
tbalkene@u.washington.edu
HSTEU 352
Seattle Campus

Eastern Europe Since 1918

Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, and Albania, from the end of World War I to the present.

Class Description

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.

Recommended preparation

No prerequisites.

Class Assignments and Grading

2 exams, 2 essays and class participation.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
tbalkene@u.washington.edu
Last Update by Moran Tompkins
Date: 04/09/2003