Fall 2008

Indian Civilization

Listed in: Anthropology and Sociology, as ANTH-21  |  Asian Languages and Civilizations, as ASLC-22


Lawrence A. Babb (Section 01)


(Also Asian 22.) A general introduction to Indian civilization. The course will survey South Asia’s most important social, political, and religious traditions and institutions. It will emphasize the historical framework within which Indian civilization has developed its most characteristic cultural and social patterns. This course is designed for students who are new to South Asia, or for those who have some knowledge of South Asia but have not studied it at the college level. Fall semester. Professor Babb.