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ISLA 421 Islam in South Asia: 1707 to Present (3 credits)

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Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Islamic Studies : Eighteenth-century India after the "Great Mughals"; decentralization and turmoil in Delhi; rise of British colonialism and responses from Indian litterateurs and religious scholars; artistic developments; 1857 Rebellion to Independence and Partition; Muslims of modern Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka; political Islam and the War on Terror; Pakistani religious minorities.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Mohamad Khan (Winter)

  • Prerequisite: ISLA 420 or permission of instructor.