GGH 305 Geography of Russia
S2J 2009 PV
Whitney, Damian M.
5:30 - 9:50 PM
All readings will be posted
online. You may access readings through the OPEN system. All readings will be
announced during the prior weeks class session. If you have difficulty
accessing any of the readings please notify me as soon as possible.
The only required text is a WORLD
ATLAS. No specific edition is required, so long as it is updated (at least
within the last 10 years). If you do not own an Atlas, there are online sites
where you may access them for free. Let me know if you need any
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Class Assessment: This Class will include one Midterm (week 4) and a Final (week 8)
Grading: Midterm = 70 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late material will not be accepted unless cleared with me prior to due date
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Academic Integrity and class conduct.
Students who pass off as their own the answers, words, ideas
or research findings of another person are guilty of academic dishonesty. In addition to such acts of cheating or
plagiarism, any unauthorized possession of examinations, hiding of source
materials, or tampering with grade records are acts of academic dishonesty
specifically forbidden by University rules. Because of the importance of honesty to academic and
professional life, acts of dishonesty by students may result in suspension or
dismissal from the University.
Overview of Geography and contemporary Russia
Historical Geography of Russia: Formation of
Russia and the Russians
Historical Geography of Russia: Muscovy
Historical Geography of Russia: Tsarists Russia
Historical Geography of Russia: The U.S.S.R.
Historical Geography of Russia: The Russian
The Nations, Peoples and Cities of Russia
Physical Geography of Russia: Physical regions
and environmental problems
The ex-Soviet states
Russia embedded: religion, culture and art of
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
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