Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

HIST 494 - RULING HINDUSTAN

Long Title: RULING HINDUSTAN: THE TIMURID-MUGHAL KINGS OF INDIA
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
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. Focus on culture, fine arts, architecture, familial relations and religious/spiritual practices in Islam. Readings include memoirs and letters of the royal family, Hindu courtiers, visiting Jesuit priests, and European merchants. A major research component is included.