M.A. History

Banaras Hindu University
In Varanasi

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  • Master
  • Varanasi
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Varanasi
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Course programme

First Semester

Compulsory

Paper I Principles of History
Paper II Contemporary World (Part-I: upto 1945)
Paper III Indian Nationalism (Socio-religious and other protest movements) up to1905.
Paper IV Ecology & Environment in History

Optional

Paper V A. State formation in Ancient India
B. State and Governance in Medieval India
C. Modern Indian Political thought/ Prominent Thinkers of India

Second Semester

Compulsory

Paper VI Major currents in Historical Thought
Paper VII Contemporary World (Part-II : 1945-2003)
Paper VIII Indian National Movement (1905-1947)
Paper IX Environmental Crisis and World Religions
Optional
Paper X A. Governance in Ancient India/History of Ideas.
OR
B. History of Ideas in Medieval India
OR
C. History of Ideas in Modern India.

M.A. FINAL

First Semester

Note: All papers are optional in both the semesters of M.A. Final except paper X of the IInd semester which is compulsory for all the students.
Optional
Paper I (1) Intellectual History of China & Japan
OR
(2) History of South Asia: Modern Nepal & Sri Lanka
OR
(3) History of Modern South East Asia
Paper II A. Society, Culture and Religion in India from early times to 1200 AD
OR
B. Society, Culture and Religion in India from 1200 A.D. till the advent of Europeans
OR
C. Society, Culture & Religion in India in Modern Period.
Paper III A . Aspects of Economic life in Ancient India
OR
B. Aspects of Economic life in Medieval India
OR
C. Colonial Economy in Modern Times
Paper IV A. Ancient Indian Historiography and Sources
OR
B. Historiography in Medieval India
OR
C. Historiography in Modern India
Paper V A. Science & Technology in Ancient India
OR
B. Science & Technology in Medieval India
OR
C. Science & Technology in Colonial India

Second Semester

Paper VI (1) History of non-European World – Indigenous societies of Africa, U.S.A & Australia
OR
(2) History of non-European World – Indigenous societies of Central Asia & West Asia
OR
(3) Tribal Histories of India
Paper VII (1) Women in Indian History
OR
(2) History of Indian Diaspora
OR
(3) Women & Religion
Paper VIII (1) Maritime History of India : Overseas Trade from pre-Christian era to the end of 16th century
OR
(2) Maritime History of India (1500-1800) : Overseas Trade and European Trading Companies.
OR
(3) India Since Independence


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