HISTORY 325 - The History of Islam in South Asia
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Waitlist Notes:
If the class is full, students should get on the WAITLIST through wolverine access.umich.edu, and then attend the first class meeting. Policies and procedures for handling the waitlist will be explained there.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
50-100
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This is an introductory level course on the history of Muslim communities and institutions in South Asia. Its aim is to introduce students to the broad historical currents of the expansion of Islam in the Indian subcontinent, the nature of Muslim political authority, the interaction between religious communities, Islamic aesthetics and contributions to material culture, the varied engagements and reactions of Muslims to colonial rule, the partition of British India and the creation of Pakistan, and the contemporary concerns of South Asia's Muslims. The main emphasis of the course is on the social, political, and cultural history of Islam in South Asia. This course does not assume any prior knowledge of South Asian or Islamic history.

Course Requirements:

One essay (4-page), Four response papers (1-page), two exams

Intended Audience:

Students in any year; majors or non-majors

Class Format:

Lecture and discussion

Schedule

HISTORY 325 - The History of Islam in South Asia
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
29192
Open
11
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
29193
Open
2
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
29194
Open
9
 
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM

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