Modern South Asia
This course is an introduction to the history of South Asia. We will examine such events as the remarkable rise and fall of the Mughal empire (1526-1700s), the transformation of the once-humble English East India Company into a formidable colonial state (1700s-1858), the emergence of nationalist and anti-imperialist movements led by people such as Mahatma Gandhi and M.A. Jinnah (1858-1947), and the establishment and recent histories of the new nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Readings will include primary sources, history textbooks, historical novels, and newspaper articles. We will also watch at least one historical film. Pre-1800. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
- Spring 2013
- Axinn Center 219(AXN 219)
- 7:30pm-8:45pm on Monday, Wednesday (Feb 11, 2013 to May 13, 2013)
- Ian Barrow
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- AAL CW HIS
- Cross-Listed As:
- HIST0110A-S13 *
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