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Advent Semester--2017
Dec 15, 2017
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HIST 351 - History of Modern India through Cinema and Literature
This course surveys the historical transformations provoked by the advent of modernity in twentieth-century India, including the rise of Gandhian nationalism, alternative and more extremist forms anti-colonialism, independence, and the partition of India in 1947. Through cinema and literature, the course examines how key events served as fulcrums in creating narratives of national, gendered, religious, and linguistic identities within the broader framework of late colonial and early post-colonial histories of South Asia.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Social Sciences Division
History Department

Course Attributes:
Asian Cultures, Asian Studies, Film Studies, Non-European/Non U.S. History, IGS--Asia, International & Global Studies

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