HIST 3548 Gandhi, India, and the World

3 hours; 3 credits

Life and political career of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in South Asian politics against British colonial rule and his legacy for India and the modern world. Analysis of Gandhi?s writings, ideas, and philosophies of non-violence, self-reliance, civil disobedience, and moral discipline. Exploration of scholarly debates surrounding Gandhi and the significance of his movement and methods for the modern world.

Prerequisite: History 3543 (Jewel in the Crown: British Imperialism and Indian Nationalism) preferred.


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