Course Description

South Asian History

HISA 3004

India’s Partition: Literature, Culture, Politics

Fall 2014

India’s Partition and its far-reaching consequences may be productively studied from multiple perspectives. This course juxtaposes select novels, films, contemporary writings, reports, and some secondary sources to reflect on a few of the big questions thrown up by this event. These include the place of minorities in the subcontinent and the changing nature of center-state relations in the subcontinent after 1947.

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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