HIST 387: Topics in Global History

HIST 387-004: South Asia and the British Empire
(Fall 2019)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Innovation Hall 204

Section Information for Fall 2019

This course examines the British imperial presence in South Asia (i.e., India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal) as cultural, economic and political forms of domination, which changed South Asia once and for all. While examining the British imperial manifestation on South Asia, this course also examines the nature of relationship between colonizers and colonized, center and periphery, they and we. This course uses readings, lectures and films to contextualize past forms of European imperialism, as well as present forms of global domination.

Mason Core (All)

Topic Varies

Satisfies the general education requirement in global understanding.

Non-Western Culture

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3-6

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest in global, Latin American, African, Asian, or Middle Eastern history. Notes: Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Title varies by section and/or semester

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