History of Post-colonial South Asia

Parna Sengupta
Carleton College

Summary


This course will examine the transition from the colonial to the post-colonial state in South Asia. It will examine the various historical "traces" of colonial rule in the policies of various post-colonial nations.

Course Size:
less than 15

Institution Type:
Private four-year institution

Course Context:

This is an upper-division history course that has no prerequisites. However, most students have some familiarity with historical methods and/ or South Asian history.

Course Content:

This history course covers the transition from colonialism to the post-colonial state in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. It is an explicitly interdisciplinary approach that uses anthropology, literature and sociology to help illuminate the history of the period.

Assessment:

Syllabus:

Syllabus (Acrobat (PDF) 47kB Feb18 09)

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