ASIAN 206 - Indian Civilization
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to the cultures and histories of South Asia, the region of the world that today is constituted by the modern nation-states of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan. The aim of the course is to provide a broad over-view of the various historical, cultural, social, and political developments that contribute to making the region one of the most diverse in the world. The course includes a study of the following themes: social and religious gender and sexuality; and commercial relations with a wider world. We will close with a review of India's encounter with modern Europe, the establishment of colonial rule in the subcontinent, and the formation of the nation-states of today.

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ASIAN 206 - Indian Civilization
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
31264
Open
9
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
31265
Open
8
 
-
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
31266
Open
1
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 0190202491
India: Brief history of a civilization, Author: Thomas Trautmann, Publisher: Oxford University Press 2ND 2016
Required
ISBN: 0393346609
A free man : a true story of life and death in Delhi, Author: Aman Sethi. First Nort 2013
Required
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