History of Modern India
To be offered by Nabaparna Ghosh, who will be joining us in the fall. Her e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact her directly with questions.
A survey course, major topics include conflict and accommodation in the Indo-Islamic world; change and continuity under colonial rule; competing ideas on the shape and substance of a new India; and the Partition of the subcontinent in 1947.
A History of Modern India by Ishita Banerjee Dube
Other required readings consisting of primary and secondary sources will be placed on collab. Films will also be used.
Course requirements include attendance and active participation in class (15%); a book review (20%); a midterm exam (25%); and a final exam (40%).