A History of British India

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A History of British India

2017

The 200 years of Britain's colonial rule of India was a time of seminal transformation and change - for India, for Britain, and for the world. In A History of British India, explore how the British took power in India, built a...

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Hayden Bellenoit

In This Series

Introduction to India
Episode 1
Introduction to India
The Mughal Empire in 18th-Century India
Episode 2
The Mughal Empire in 18th-Century India
Indian and British Economic Interests
Episode 3
Indian and British Economic Interests
British Expansion in India (1757 - 1820)
Episode 4
British Expansion in India (1757 - 1820)
Knowing the Country: British Orientalism
Episode 5
Knowing the Country: British Orientalism
Race, Gender, and Culture (1750 - 1850)
Episode 6
Race, Gender, and Culture (1750 - 1850)
The Age of Reform (1830 - 1850)
Episode 7
The Age of Reform (1830 - 1850)
The Great Uprising (1857 - 1858)
Episode 8
The Great Uprising (1857 - 1858)
Economics and Society under the Raj
Episode 9
Economics and Society under the Raj
Caste and Tribal Identity under Colonialism
Episode 10
Caste and Tribal Identity under Colonialism
The Nationalization of Hinduism (1870 - 1900)
Episode 11
The Nationalization of Hinduism (1870 - 1900)
Indian Muslim Identity and Colonial Rule
Episode 12
Indian Muslim Identity and Colonial Rule
The Late-19th-Century British Raj
Episode 13
The Late-19th-Century British Raj
Princely States and Royalist Relationships
Episode 14
Princely States and Royalist Relationships
Indian Nationalism and the Freedom Struggle
Episode 15
Indian Nationalism and the Freedom Struggle
The Great War and Its Impact on India
Episode 16
The Great War and Its Impact on India
Gandhi's Moral-Political Philosophy
Episode 17
Gandhi's Moral-Political Philosophy
The Noncooperation Movement
Episode 18
The Noncooperation Movement
Indian Muslim Politics between the Wars
Episode 19
Indian Muslim Politics between the Wars
The Civil Disobedience Campaign
Episode 20
The Civil Disobedience Campaign
Britain and Its Empire in the 1940s
Episode 21
Britain and Its Empire in the 1940s
The Raj on Its Knees (1945 - 1947)
Episode 22
The Raj on Its Knees (1945 - 1947)
A Split India: Negotiating Independence
Episode 23
A Split India: Negotiating Independence
Reflections on Postcolonial India
Episode 24
Reflections on Postcolonial India