Indian Nationalism (Socio religious and other protest movements) upto 1905
Unit I Historiography of Indian Nationalism: Conceptual Debates.
Emergence of Indian Nationalism. Effects of British administration, Western Civilization, English education, Social policy of the British, Christian Missionaries, Press etc.
Social and religious reforms of the 19th century.
Unit II Popular Movements, Tribal Revolt and Peasant Movement (From middle of 18th to19th century)
Political Associations of the 19th century
Political Associations in Bengal, Bombay and Madras Presidencies.
Other political groups.
Unit III Foundation of the Indian National Congress:
Different theories about the formation and origin of the Congress. Its Leadership, Objectives and Methods.
Role of Moderate leaders in the Indian National Congress and their working.
Progress of Indian National Movement from 1885 to 1905
Constitutional Methods and Peaceful Methods of the Congress
Unit IV Economic drain, Reaction by the Congress and Nationalists.
Unit V British attitude towards the policy and programme of the Congress till 1905. Partition of Bengal in 1905 and its after effects.
Reaction of the Indian Nationals and Indian National Congress against the partition of Bengal.