Women in Indian History
Unit I Doing women’s history need, sources, approaches and methodology.
Unit II Survey of women’s role and status in pre-modern Indian history.
Unit III Industrial Revolution and its social impact. Impact of Colonial rule on Indian women: occupational structure, education and social status.
Unit IV Social reform movement and the ‘woman’s question’ in the 19th and 20th centuries
Unit V Freedom struggle and women’s response: Revolt of 1857, Indian National Congress and its activities, rise of women’s organizations (regional emphasis)
Unit VI Gandhi and women.
Unit VII Constitutional rights of women: history and debates.