Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 494 - MUGHAL HISTORY

Long Title: MUGHAL HISTORY
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Seminar on 16th century Central Asian Muslim Turks who conquered India and, in collusion with local political and social forces, developed a sophisticated syncretic royal culture. Readings include memoirs and letters of the royal family, Hindu courtiers, visiting Jesuit priests, European merchants, and Ottoman adventurers, examining religion, art, women, family, war and diplomacy. Open to juniors and seniors. Open to others only with permission of instructor. (Please note that class rank is determined by year of matriculation, not credits.)