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HIST 4090 Introduction to Modern South Asia (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course is a survey of the history of the Indian subcontinent from Mughal times to Independence. Topics to be covered will include: the decline of the Mughal Empire, the rise of British rule and its impact, the Mutiny and Civilian Revolt of 1857, the invention of a traditional India in the nineteenth century, law and gender in British India, Gandhi and Indian nationalism, and independence and partition.


Instructor(s): Prasannan Parthasarathi

Prerequisites: History Core, Parts I and II

Cross listed with:

Comments: Fulfills Non-Western Requirement for History Majors


Last Updated: 01-Feb-17