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A History of Eastern Europe

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Overview

Experience the astounding history of one of the world's most fascinating places, in this course that explains the complicated context of Eastern Europe.

Topics Covered:
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  • 01: The Other Europe: Deep Roots of Diversity
  • 02: Formative Migrations: Mongols to Germans
  • 03: Clashing Golden Ages, 1389-1772
  • 04: The Great Crime of Empires: Poland Divided
  • 05: The Origins of Nationalism, 1815-1863
  • 06: The Age of Empires, 1863-1914
  • 07: Jewish Life in the Shtetl
  • 08: World War I: Destruction and Rebirth
  • 09: From Democrats to Dictators, 1918-1939
  • 10: Caught between Hitler and Stalin
  • 11: World War II: The Unfamiliar Eastern Front
  • 12: The Holocaust and the Nazi Racial Empire
  • 13: Postwar Flight and Expulsion
  • 14: Behind the Iron Curtain, 1945-1953
  • 15: Forest Brothers: Baltic Partisan Warfare
  • 16: Life in Totalitarian Captivity, 1953-1980
  • 17: Power of the Powerless: Revolts and Unrest
  • 18: Solidarity in Poland: Walesa's Union
  • 19: Toppling Idols: The Communist Collapse
  • 20: The Turn: The Post-Soviet 1990s
  • 21: Yugoslav Wars: Milosevic and Balkan Strife
  • 22: The New Europe: Joining NATO and the EU
  • 23: The Unfolding Ukraine-Russia Crisis

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