Modern South Asia|
Fall 2020 not offered
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: (CGST-MN)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(SAST-MN)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Sunil Khilnani, THE IDEA OF INDIA
Ramachandra Guha, INDIA AFTER GANDHI
Joseph Schwartzberg, ed., HISTORICAL ATLAS OF SOUTH ASIA [online and in Olin Reference section]
Plus additional readings of primary sources (speeches, memoirs, letters, treatises) and films made available online/reserve
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Midterm, two five-page papers, final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
All readings to be done prior to class. Papers must be submitted on time. Penalty for late submission of work: 1 letter grade per day. Work is considered at least one day late if it is not submitted by the deadline.
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