HIST 440 - Modern South Asia: Colonialism and Nationalism

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Major political, social, economic, and cultural developments in South Asia from the 17th century to the present. The course will focus on colonialism and its impacts and the independence of the Republic of India and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

This course can be applied toward:


3 credits of HIST; completion of 45 credits.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • A History of Modern India (2015)
    Banerjee-Dube, Ishita
    ISBN: 978-1107659728
  • Anadamath* (2000)
    Chatterjee, Bankim Chandra
    ISBN: 978-8122201307

*If you wish, you may purchase any alternate edition or download the Kindle edition from Amazon.