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21G.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT) 21G.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)

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This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT revolution, outsourcing, the "new global India," and the enormous regional and sub-cultural differences. This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT revolution, outsourcing, the "new global India," and the enormous regional and sub-cultural differences.

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Bipan Chandra | Bipan Chandra | Ismat Chugtai | Ismat Chugtai | Mahasweta Devi | Mahasweta Devi | Nayantara Sahgal | Nayantara Sahgal | Amartya Sen | Amartya Sen | directors | directors | film | film | writers | writers | leading parallel film makers | leading parallel film makers | Shyam Benegal | Shyam Benegal | Shekhar Kapoor | Shekhar Kapoor | Govind Nihalani | Govind Nihalani | Satyajit Ray | Satyajit Ray | IT revolution | IT revolution | documentaries | documentaries | Indian culture | Indian culture | globalization | globalization | Indian cities | Indian cities | political events | political events | social events | social events | negotiating the "system" in India | negotiating the "system" in India | ideology of a "new Indian" | ideology of a "new Indian"

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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see http://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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Puckett -Tallahassee Puckett -Tallahassee

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art | art | portraits | portraits | florida | florida | foundation | foundation | tallahassee | tallahassee | lemoyne | lemoyne | artmuseumdirectors | artmuseumdirectors

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Leon High band director Oliver P. Hobbs - Tallahassee Leon High band director Oliver P. Hobbs - Tallahassee

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tallahassee | tallahassee | florida | florida | oliverphobbs | oliverphobbs | banddirectors | banddirectors | marchingbands | marchingbands | leonhighschool | leonhighschool

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Ringling Circus choreographer George Balanchine - Sarasota

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dance | florida | sarasota | directors | circusperformers | choreographers | georgebalanchine | ringlingbrothersbarnumandbaileycircus

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Ringling Circus choreographer Esther Junger -Sarasota

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dance | women | florida | circus | sarasota | directors | potraits | entertainers | choreographers | ringlingbrothersbarnumandbaileycircus | estheryounger

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Mantlepiece in the Director's Court Room of the Old East India House.

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Reproduction ID: H0446 Maker: Illustrated London News Date: 30 October 1890

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nationalmaritimemuseum | eastindiacompany | eastindiahouse | fireplace | directorscourtroom

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Magnet formite insulating blocks (1914 – 18)

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cambridge | blur | window | stockings | metal | wall | female | standing | work | bench | hair | circle | newcastle | shoe | belt | women | war | factory | shine | dress | floor | box | timber | steel | board | curtain | debris | grain | engineering | rope | tools | equipment | fabric | frame | cylinder | inventor | unusual | ww1 | parsons | crease | firstworldwar | engineer | attentive | digitalimage | directors | heaton | munitions | labourers | industrialheritage | steamturbine | davidwright | shieldsroad | blackandwhitephotograph | 191418 | charlesparsons | wareffort | trainingdepartment | rachelparsons | ministryofmunitions | worlife1915 | insulatingblocks | magnetformite | greatnorthgreats | parsonsworks | womenofthewar

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Magnet formite insulating blocks (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | parsonsworks | shieldsroad | magnetformite | insulatingblocks | 191418 | engineer | charlesparsons | steamturbine | inventor | rachelparsons | engineering | cambridge | board | directors | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | wareffort | greatnorthgreats | womenofthewar | davidwright | dress | belt | crease | shoe | stockings | attentive | standing | bench | debris | floor | equipment | cylinder | rope | wall | curtain | window | frame | box | timber | industrialheritage | unusual | hair | blur | shine | fabric | circle | tools | metal | steel | grain

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Drilling cylinder blade stops (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | drillingcylinderbladestops | drilling | cylinderbladestops | 191418 | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | womenofthewar | parsons??womenlabourers? | parsons??womenlabourers?photographalbum | shieldsroad | engineer | engineering | charlesparsons | inventor | steamturbine | rachelparsons | cambridge | boardofdirectors | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | industrialheritage | industry | wareffort | parsons?works | greatnorthgreats | notice | wall | interior | room | grain | mark | blur | equipment | manual | labour | components | production | structure | building | precision | working | detail | newcastleupontyne | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | cog | belt | engaging | interesting | unusual | shine | tube | bench | debris | torn | cylinder | coat | button | crease | seated

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Turning high for piston rings (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | 191418 | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | industrialheritage | womenofthewar | wartime | womenlabourers | workers | parsonsworks | shieldsroad | engineer | charlesparsons | steamturbine | inventor | rachelparsons | engineering | cambridge | boardofdirectors | ministryofmunitions | industry | wareffort | service | contribution | greatnorthgreats | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | interior | room | wall | timber | darkness | fabric | crease | belt | pistonrings | turning | mechanical | machine | parts | equipment | wire | pipe | handle | wheel | hand | interesting | unusual | fascinating | working | attentive | standing | grain | mark | blur | whiteoutline | metal | debris

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Straightening blade strips (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | industrialheritage | workers | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | womenofthewar | womenlabourers | parsonsworks | shieldsroad | 191418 | straightening | bladestrips | interior | darkness | founder | engineer | charlesparsons | fascinating | interesting | unusual | inventor | steamturbine | daughter | rachelparsons | 1914 | engineering | cambridge | boardofdirectors | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | industry | wareffort | belt | clothing | crease | hair | attentive | standing | button | holding | hand | workbench | light | shade | mark | grain | blur | handle | jug | floor | wall | surreal

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Filling out brush boxes (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | industrialheritage | industry | blackandwhitephotograph | archives | documentation | digitalimage | northeastofengland | newcastleupontyne | unitedkingdom | brushboxes | fillingout | boxes | tools | bench | components | parsons??womenlabourers? | parsons?works | shieldsroad | engineer | charlesparsons | inventor | steamturbine | rachelparsons | engineering | cambridge | boardofdirectors | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | wareffort | wartime | greatnorthgreats | davidwright | womenofthewar | 191418 | blur | grain | mark | glare | outline | attentive | standing | debris | wall | floor | fabric | crease | precision | fascinating | interesting | unusual | pocket | working | clothing | hair | fingers | shoulder | finger | hand | trade | production | structure | assembly

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Forming up blading (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | 191418 | worldwarone | womenofthewar | wartime | military | thegreatwar | industrialheritage | industry | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | womenlabourers | woman | labourer | worker | working | attentive | standing | hammer | tool | handle | metal | wood | wall | bench | parts | bolt | parsons?worksonshieldsroad | engineer | charlesparsons | inventor | steamturbine | rachelparsons | engineering | student | boardofdirectors | cambridge | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | wareffort | parsons?works | davidwright | greatnorthgreats | archives | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | interesting | fascinating | unusual | labour | mark | grain | belt | fabric | crease | hair | blading | formingup

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Milling rotor wedges (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | industrialheritage | womenofthewar | industry | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | parsons??womenlabourers? | woman | parsons?works | shieldsroad | engineer | charlesparsons | inventor | steamturbine | rachelparsons | engineering | cambridge | boardofdirectors | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | wareffort | support | fascinating | engaging | unusual | grain | blur | mark | rotorwedges | milling | millingrotorwedges | 191418 | container | components | equipment | tool | handle | precision | working | standing | coat | crease | window | wall | ledge | bar | glass | mechanical | manual | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | pile | debris | newcastleupontyne | production | progress | room | interior | pocket | parts | parsons??womenlabourers?photographalbum

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Insulating stator end windings (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | industry | woman | industrialheritage | womenofthewar | newcastleupontyne | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | wartime | parsons??womenlabourers? | womenlabourers | parsons?worksonshieldsroad | engineer | charlesparsons | inventor | steamturbine | rachelparsons | engineering | cambridge | boardofdirectors | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | wareffort | parsonsworks | cloth | fabric | crease | floor | wall | interior | room | working | attentive | standing | marks | grain | debris | components | insulating | statorendwindings | 191418 | cylinder | handle | bolt | workclothes | dirty | tool | number | letter | label | interesting | fascinating | unusual | blur | precision | engaging | archives | digitalimage

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Slotting Machine (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | wartime | industrialheritage | industry | newcastleupontyne | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | womenofthewar | slottingmachine | 191418 | parsons??womenlabourers? | parsons?worksonshieldsroad | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | charlesparsons | engineer | inventor | steamturbine | rachelparsons | engineering | cambridge | boardofdirectors | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | wareffort | parsonsworks | whiteoutline | grain | blur | mark | machinery | mechanical | interior | room | standing | attentive | working | numbers | window | glass | workclothes | dirty | woman | man | cap | wheel | components | floor | wall | belt | cog | shine | debris | bar | barrier | pocket | button | moustache | dress | crease | men | fascinating

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Radiusing ends of slots in mirror ring (1914 ? 18)

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These images belong to the Parsons? ?Women Labourers? photograph album, taken at Parsons? Works on Shields Road during the First World War. (TWAM ref: 2402) The factory was founded by engineer Charles Parsons, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. In 1914, with the outbreak of war, Parsons? daughter Rachel, one of the first three women to study engineering at Cambridge, replaced her brother on the board of directors, and took on a role in the training department of the Ministry of Munitions, supporting the increasing amount of women taking on jobs in industry to support the war effort. More information about Rachel Parsons and Parsons? Works can be found in Great North Greats a guest post by David Wright. (copyright) We?re happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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ww1 | firstworldwar | war | worlife1915 | parsons | munitions | women | female | labourers | work | factory | heaton | newcastle | grain | blur | mark | outline | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | womenofthewar | woman | labourer | working | attentive | standing | radiusingendsofslots | mirrorring | 191418 | archives | industry | industrialheritage | parsonsworks | shieldsroad | wartime | worldwarone | engineer | engineering | charlesparsons | inventor | steamturbine | rachelparsons | cambridge | boardofdirectors | trainingdepartment | ministryofmunitions | wareffort | greatnorthgreats | davidwright | chain | cog | components | shine | handle | precision | discolouration | wall | hat | clothing | crease | pocket | hand | finger | fascinating | interesting | unusual | engaging | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | production | process | newcastleupontyne | hair | shoulder | equipment | belt

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21G.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)

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This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT revolution, outsourcing, the "new global India," and the enormous regional and sub-cultural differences.

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Bipan Chandra | Ismat Chugtai | Mahasweta Devi | Nayantara Sahgal | Amartya Sen | directors | film | writers | leading parallel film makers | Shyam Benegal | Shekhar Kapoor | Govind Nihalani | Satyajit Ray | IT revolution | documentaries | Indian culture | globalization | Indian cities | political events | social events | negotiating the "system" in India | ideology of a "new Indian"

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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see https://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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