Modern & Global India

AMES 357

Examines the historical foundations for the emergence of India as a modern and global society with a focus on the Mughal empire, British colonialism, and Indian nationalism. Uses textual and visual sources for charting how local political, social-economic and cultural factors intersect with the global movements of peoples, goods, technologies, and ideas in the creation of the modern nation-state of India. Concludes with discussion of globalization of Indian labor, food, and Bollywood. Time frame from 1500 to present.

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Instructor: Departmental Staff

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ICS 218
HISTORY 218

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, SS, W