HIST 3545 Women in Indian History (1800-Present)
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 53.9.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Traces continuities and changes in women's lives in the geopolitical area of South Asia, mainly India, from the nineteenth century to the present. Effects of British colonial rule on different groups of women; women's question and nationalism; construction and transformation of gender roles; women's involvement in organizational activities, freedom struggles and other resistance movements; women and partition of India and Pakistan; women in family and state; contemporary issues related to democracy, women's rights, uniform civil code, and others. This course is the same as Women's and Gender Studies 3332.