2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHIST 3355 Modern India: From Colony to Republic

This course will focus on the historical growth and development of India - a diverse and complex political entity - under two centuries of British rule and a half century of independence in all its spheres of politics, society, economy, culture, and religion. Considerable attention will be given to the meanings of colonialism, mercantilism, imperialism, nationalism, and socialism in the historical context of India's transition from colony to republic. Course materials will range across primary and secondary sources, fiction, and films.




CLITR 1100, OR one 1000- or 2000-level CHIST or CHUMS course. Fulfills Global Perspectives requirement


As needed