Modern South Asia|
|Certificates: International Relations, South Asia Studies|
This course examines the history of South Asia with a focus on India and Pakistan since the 1940s. The approach will combine a chronological survey (Part One) with investigations of key themes, including war and foreign policy, separatism and armed rebellion, democracy and development, gender and sexuality, religion and politics, caste and class, and urbanization (Part Two).
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIR)(CSA)(HIST-MN)(SISP-Hist Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Ramachandra Guha, INDIA AFTER GANDHI: THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST DEMOCRACY.
Plus additional analytical and primary sources readings (speeches, memoirs, letters, treatises) made available online/reserve
|Examination and Assignments: |
Midterm, two five-page papers, weekly response posts.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
All readings to be done prior to class. Papers must be submitted on time; late work is penalized 1 letter grade per day.
|Instructor(s): Pinch,William R. Times: .M.W.F. 09:50AM-10:40AM; Location: PAC421; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 1||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 4||FR: 4|