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HST 390 Colonial India

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. This course also emphasizes the impact and legacies of colonization in India’s development of modern legal institutions.  It 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.