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South Asia, People & Power

4 sem. hrs. Examines the history, culture, and politics of contemporary South Asia. Analyzes how colonial rule and anti-colonial nationalist struggles set the stage for religion, gender, nation, and language to become points of contestation. Issues of how history and partition, the rise of authoritarian and democratic regimes, facets of popular culture, and women's activism are represented.

Course details

  • Course number: SOCI-270
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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