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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HST 390 The Jewel in the Crown: India and the British Empire

3 Credit(s)
Once called the jewel in Britain’s crown, India was one of the most important colonies in the British Empire since the late eighteenth century. This course offers an introduction to the political, economic, social and cultural history of British colonialism in India, 1765-1947. It also explores the history and historical debates over the relationship between colonialism and Indian nationalism as it emerged in the late nineteenth century and developed under the leadership of Mohandas Gandhi. Three lecture hours per week.