Russian Revolutions and the Soviet Regime #26: Soviet Union in 1945

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unknown/unknown (Creation date: 1959)
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Indiana University. Radio and Television Service; Byrnes, Robert Francis
Robert F. Byrnes was a Professor of History at Indiana University from 1956 to 1988 and served as director of the Russian and East European Institute at IU from 1959-1962 and 1971-1975. Byrnes specialized in the study of Russian conservative thought, Russian historical writing, anti-Semitism in France and Europe, the Soviet role in world affairs after World War II, American policy toward Eastern Europe, and Soviet American relations. 

This film is part of series Byrnes created in 1959 for distance learning purposes. Byrnes's outline for this episode includes: Analysis of Russia's geopolitical position in 1945. Brief description of Byrnes's understanding of communist party goals in 1945. Description of the foundations of soviet policy at the time. Analysis of the weaknesses of the Soviet Union in 1945. Finally analysis of the strengths of the Soviet Union in 1945. Objective for the lecture is to build a base for discussion of the Soviet Union after 1945. 
Russia --Study and teaching (Higher) --Indiana --Bloomington.
Time period
Robert F. Byrnes papers
University Archives
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[Item], Robert F. Byrnes papers, Collection C388, Indiana University Archives, Bloomington.

 An Indiana University Radio and Television Service presentation produced in cooperation with the I.U. Department of History with a grant from the Ford Foundation; a Television Correspondence Course.
Other Identifiers
Other: GR00454483; Other: C388.34B; MDPI Barcode: 40000003338987; Collection Identifier: C388

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