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BA(Hons) Pol. Science 1st yr syllabus plus essential readings

BA(Hons) Pol. Science 1st yr syllabus plus essential readings

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Syllabus for BA(H) Political Science Part1 of Delhi University. Plus essential readings.
Syllabus for BA(H) Political Science Part1 of Delhi University. Plus essential readings.

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Syllabus and Recommended Reading for B.A (Hons.) Pol. ScienceDelhi University 
Paper I: Colonialism and Nationalism in India 
Course Objective:
The purpose of this course is to help the students understandIndia’s colonial past, the shaping of the nationalist ideology and the unfolding of thenational movement. Integral to the course is the understanding that ideas of democracyand freedom and corresponding social relations and political and institutional practicestook shape in the context of the anti-colonial struggles. The institutions of the state, itspolicies, and the social and economic structures that obtain today, reflect the imprintof the colonial experience and the manner in which they have been transformed in thecourse of social struggles and the national movement. 1. Conceptual Explorationsa.Explaining imperialism, colonialism and nationalismb.Approaches to the study of colonialism and nationalism in India: colonial,nationalist, Marxist and subaltern interpretations [Chap.1 What is Nationalism?, pp.1-15] Alter, Peter,
, Edward Arnold,[Chapter 1, Colonialism: Some Basic Aspects, pp.1-22] Chandra, Bipan, “
, Orient Longman Ltd., Hyderabad, 1999. [Pages:25-36. Thapar, Romila, ‘Interpretations of Colonial History: Colonial,Nationalist, Post-colonial’] in Peter Ronald deSouza ed.
, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2000,[Pages 71-103.] Islam, Shamsul, ‘The Origins of Indian Nationalism’ in
, MediaHouse, Delhi,2004, Islam, Shamsul,
‘Rashtravaad: Ek Siddhanthik Preepreksh’ 
in Bharat meinalgaovaad aur dharm, Vani, Delhi, 2006, [Pages 33-51] Dipesh Chakrabarty, ‘A Small History of Subaltern Studies’, in Chakrabrty,Dipesh,
Habitationsof Moder nit y : ssays in t he Wakeof Su balternStudies
 (Permanent Black 2002) [Pages. 3-19] 2. The Early phase of colonialism and its impact
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