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Faculty of Arts and SciencesGeneral EducationSugata Bose
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2017-2018  (show academic calendar)MW   10:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.CGIS South S020 (FAS)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level

This course provides the historical depth and the comparative context in which to understand modern and contemporary South Asia. It explores the history, culture, and political economy of the subcontinent which provides a fascinating laboratory to study such themes as colonialism, nationalism, partition, the modern state, democracy development, religious identities, and relations between Asia and the West. Significant use of primary written sources (in English) and multi-media presentations.

This course fulfills the requirement that one of the eight General Education courses also engage substantially with Study of the Past.

Exam Group

Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.