Aug 25, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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HIS 3540 - Modern South Asia


[LGCC4] This course features lectures, readings, and discussions on modern India. Emphasis will be placed on the social and political evolution of India from the British Empire to India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh today. Special attention will be given to Gandhi’s leadership toward independence in 1947, reforms of Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, the rise of Bharatiya Janata Party, relations of India with its neighbors and its geopolitical role in the contemporary world. The use of memoirs and films will complement historical analysis.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is sophomore standing or permission. This course is offered every even-numbered spring.

Credits: 3



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