Module Details

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Title DESPATCHES FROM THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Code HIST9106
Coordinator Dr CG Jones
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
C.G.Jones2@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 4 FHEQ Continuing Education Session 10

Aims

To examine the revolutionary period in Russian history, including political, economic, social and cultural events. To explore the discourse of the Russian Revolution through written and verbal sources. To develop a critical appreciation of the various historiographical approaches to the Russian Revolution.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) Students will demonstrate an understanding of the revolutionary period in Russia from political, economic, social and cultural perspectives.

(LO2) Students will be able to contextualise and interpret key written and verbal primary sources.

(LO3) Students will possess a critical appreciation of the various historiographical approaches applied to the Russian Revolution.

(S1) Lifelong learning skills

(S2) Communication skills


Syllabus

 

1. Introduction to sources that are the focus of study.

2. The events of October 2017 and after.

3. Impact of the civil war and WW1 on economy and society.

4. International response and foreign intervention.

5. Systems of representation; Soviet and Duma Constituent Assembly.

6. Developing attitudes of the workers, peasants, soldiers and sailors.

7. Assessment of Russian Revolution and its wider impact.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description: Interactive, tutor-led lecture.
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method 2 - Group-work
Description: Group work in class, for example examining primary sources or analysing key questions.
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Self-Directed Learning Description: Completion of set tasks and reading; research and writing of assessed essay.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 10

        10

20
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 80
TOTAL HOURS 100

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Essay There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is not an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 1  c 2500 words    100       

Recommended Texts

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