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HIST0429

Gandhi

Gandhi
This course will focus on the works and actions of Mahatma Gandhi. At one level, the readings will provide an introduction to the philosophy and life of one of the most significant, influential, and well-known figures of the 20th century. At another level, the course will discuss in detail the major themes and occurrences in modern Indian history, tracing the rise and ultimate victory of the Indian nationalist movement. The class will read a variety of texts, including books written by Gandhi, tracts published by his political and religious opponents, social commentaries, contemporary novels, and engaging histories. (formerly HIST 0414)3 hrs. sem
Subject:
History
Department:
History
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL HIS
Equivalent Courses:
FYSE1440
HIST0414
HIST0409 *
PGSE0429

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