Soviet History: A Syllabus

J. Otto Pohl has posted an “imaginary” syllabus for the Introduction to the History of the Soviet Union class. Here's why he is doing this: “Since I have never taught any courses all of the syllabi I have submitted for job applications along with my CV are purely imaginary. That is they only exist in paper form and have never been executed in a classroom setting. Since only one of the more than 100 institutions I have applied to has ever given me an interview I think that I am probably not providing the selection committees with what they want to read. […] I am going to start posting a few of them here in the hopes that maybe somebody can offer me some constructive criticism.”

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