This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 727
  • Course: Ph.D Programme
  • Semester: I
  • Title: Issues in Historical Research
  • Stream: History
  • Debates in Indian history: colonial and post-colonial India polity, economy and society; institutions and literary history, colonialism, information and knowledge, the social history of law, the village and its ‘crowd’, agrarian relations and peasant rebellion; famines, epidemics and the crises of society; labour and the history of the everyday; Sources and their limits: primary and secondary sources, maps, photographs, textual criticism; The Archive: official archive, private collection, digital collection. (Students have to present one seminar paper on the basis of research on primary sources)