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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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GPH 233 Russia and Its Neighbors

3 Credit(s) DIII
This course analyzes the human and physical geographies of Eastern Europe, Russia, the Southern Caucuses and Central Asia. Special attention will be paid to the contemporary problems of the region and the geographic influences of these problems. Examples may include the rise of nationalism in the region, the new role of local governance, the collapse of central planning and its impact on regional development, major environmental crises that were inherited from the Soviet era and the establishment of new ties with its neighbors including: China, Afghanistan, and the European Union. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for GGR244.