21H.358 Colonialism in South Asia and Africa


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Provides a comparative perspective on the history of colonialism in India and Africa. Explores the political, social, and economic changes brought about by colonial rule. Discusses the international context for the emergence of European Imperialism in the 19th century; the nature of early colonial expansion and consolidation; the re-invention of tradition in colonial societies, especially with regard to racial and ethnic identity, gender, religion, and caste; and expressions of anti-colonial resistance. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.358 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Aiyar.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Wednesdays in E51-285.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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