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Modern India

HIST 285
Fall 2018 not offered
Certificates: International Relations, South Asia Studies

This course examines the history, culture, and politics of India since Independence in 1947. We will begin with the trauma of Partition and the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, and end with the rise of Narendra Modi and the "Hindu Right." The approach will combine chronology with investigations of key themes, including caste, class, gender, language, war, separatism, development, dislocation, environment, and religion.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(GSAS-MN)(GSAS)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(STS)

Last Updated on MAY-25-2024
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