HIST 4090 Introduction to Modern South Asia (Spring: 3 )
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
Last Updated: 01-Feb-17