ANS 346N • History and Culture of India Since 1750
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
This course will deal with the history, culture, and politics of India during the period of British rule, the nationalist movement and independence. We will pay special attention to cultural ideas, the interaction of religion and politics, and the careers of a number of nationalist leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi. Recent developments in India and Pakistan will be covered, as far as possible, at the end of the course.
2 book reports 25%ea. Mid-term exam 25% Final exam 25%
Stephen Hay, ed., Sources of Indian Tradition, Vol. II Sugata Bose and Ayesha Jalal, Modern South Asia Zareer Masani, Indian Tales of the Raj Thomas and Barbara Metcalf, A Concise History of India A selection of novels for the book reports