History of Modern India

3 credits

S_A_ST 1861

South Asia Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as HIST 1861). This course surveys the history of the South Asian subcontinent from the early seventeenth through the twentieth century. Emphasis will be placed on cultural and social history, religion, arts and literature, imperialism and colonialism, and the sources used for the study of modern civilizations. Students will develop a basic knowledge and vocabulary necessary to pursue additional South Asian courses.