HIST 294 Modern India

Term

Spring

Credits

4

Major Requirement: History of Asia
This course surveys the history of South Asia following the collapse of the Mughal Empire in the early eighteenth century through the
post-colonial period of the late twentieth century. Focus is on political, religious, and socio-economic developments such as the post-
Mughal political order; the origins and nature of the British Raj; nationalism and the struggle for independence; religious revival and
political identity; partition and its aftermath; and the post-colonial order in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. (Course offered in alternate
years.)

Degree Requirements