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FIF 217 Britain and India Part 2: The British Raj

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Course Description

Examine British imperial power in the Indian subcontinent from the formal demise of the East India Company in 1858 to the transfer of power to India and Pakistan in 1947. Discuss changing British perceptions and policies and their impact on India. Consider the social, political and economic complexities within India as well as growing nationalist pressure for independence. Finally, review the decisions, policies and actions that determined partition and established the states of India and Pakistan. Topics include: post-rebellion India, origins of Indian Nationalism, Communalism and Casteism, introduction and implications of British technology, women in India, impact of World War I and World War II, Gandhi, the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League, independence and partition. 


  FIF 217 - 003 Britain and India: (part two)The British Raj  
  Fall 2016   Status:  Enrolment Closed
Class:   Mon 1:00PM - 3:00PM
19 Sep 2016 to 28 Nov 2016
Number of Sessions: 10 Sessions
Hours: 20.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $295.00
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Campus: Main Campus
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Judith Hinshaw, PhD
  Reading List / Textbook:  Recommended Text(s): Title: India 1885-1947: The Unmaking of an Empire Author: Ian Copland Publisher: Pearson Textbooks and course packs are available for purchase at the Main Campus UofC Bookstore For information on the UofC Bookstore hours, store locations or how to purchase textbooks please go to: http://www.calgarybookstore.ca To compare new and used textbook prices, visit: http://calgary.verbacompare.com/comparison?id=104502
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