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Title: HIST 293-01, Ancient and Medieval India, Spring 2008
Authors: Zastoupil, Lynn
Keywords: History;Syllabus;Curriculum;2008 Spring
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2008
Series/Report no.: Syllabi CRN
28427
Abstract: This course explores India from the era of the Indus civilization through the death of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1707 CE. Topics include the Harappa culture, Aryan migrations and emergence of Hinduism, Gangetic culture and rise of Mauryan and Guptan empires, Islamic invasions and creation of the Delhi sultanate, and the Vijayanagar empire. The course concludes with a close examination of the rise and fall of the Mughal Empire, one of the world’s greatest empires. Considerable attention will also be devoted to religious, social, and cultural developments, including the evolution of Hinduism, the caste system, Islamic and Islamicate culture in India, religious reform movements, and architecture.
Description: This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10267/1488
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