South Asia 3

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o South Asians in a Global Cultural Context English helped spread global culture to the region South Asian literature has spread through out the world Indians migrate to developed and less-developed world regions Imported global culture, especially with sexual content, creates tensions 2. Geopolitical Framework o South Asia Before and After Independence in 1947 During the 1500s, most of region was under Mughal Empire European merchants established coastal trading posts By 1700s, the empire weakened and contending states emerged The British Conquest British East India Company Independence and Partition By the 1920s, political protestors called for independence Gandhi favored a unified state, while Muslim leaders argued for division Post WW2 partitioning… India, East and West Pakistan 1971: Bangladesh independence o Ethnic Conflicts in South Asia The Punjab Original Punjab area divided between India and Pakistan in 1947
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course GEOG 120 taught by Professor Whitmore during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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