HIST 362 - The Mughal Empire, c. 1500 - 1750 (AS)
The Mughal Empire was one of the most extensive and powerful early modern empires. At its height, the Mughal Empire comprised most of the geographic area of the Indian subcontinent. From the origins of the Mughal dynasty to the consolidation of an imperial order and later its disintegration, this course examines the complex political, ideological, social, and cultural processes that enabled the Mughal Empire to thrive. Students work with a variety of primary source material from the period, including memoirs, court chronicles, European travel accounts, and paintings. (AS)
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No First-year
Recommended: No prior background in the history of the Indian subcontinent is required, though students are encouraged to take HIST 268 and/or HIST 269 .
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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