Historiography in Modern India
Unit I Contesting viewpoints about India in early 19th century: Conservatives, Orientalists, Christian Missionaries, Liberal Utilitarians.
Unit II Main features of the Historical writings of James Mill, Elphinstone, Vincent Smith, H.H. Wilson, Max Muller, William Jones.
Unit III Main features of writings on economic history of Modern India. Dada Bhai Naoroji, R.C. Dutt, M.G. Ranade
Unit IV Administrator Historians. Chief characteristics of their writing, difference between early and later British Historical writings. H.H. Dodwell, John Strachey etc.
Unit V British perspectives of Indian National Movement in 19th century and later.