Burdwan University MA History

The university conducts MA History course to all eligible candidates. The candidate should have Bachelor Degree in History with 50%  marks. The total number of seats available is 90.

Duration :-
2 year

Eligibility:- Bachelor Degree


Semester – I

Interrogating Indian Historiography
Science, Technology, Medicine and Environment in Pre-colonial India
Emergence of Industrial Societies: The Conceptual Framework
Burma and Indo-China: Continuity and Change
West Asia till the Second World War
Situating Rarh in Nineteenth Century Bengal: Life and Culture

Semester – II

Historian and his Craft: European Experiences
Science, Technology, Medicine and Environment in India: Colonial Encounter
Emergence of Industrial Societies: The Classical Case and the Late-starters
Indonesia and Malaysia: Changing Experiences
West Asia: A Contemporary History
Situating Rarh in the Twentieth Century Bengal: Life and Culture

Semester – III

Indian National Movement: 1885-1947
Modern Indian Political Thought
A Cultural History of Europe: Renaissance and Reformation
History of Women: Theoretical Approaches
Early Indian Political Ideas and Institutions
State in Medieval India
Modern Indian Society: Identity and Power
Independence to Civil War: USA 1776-1864
Early Indian Social Life and Institutions
Society in Medieval India
Economic History of Modern India
Big to Super Power: USA 1865-1945

Semester – IV

Indian Nation in the Twentieth Century
Modern Western Political Thought
Europe in the Age of Enlightenment
Indian Women through the Ages
Early Indian Economy and Culture
Economy in Medieval India
Modern India: Social Changes and Popular Participation
USA through the Cold War: 1945-1991
Project Report

About Burdwan University

The University of Burdwan, popularly known as Burdwan university is a UGC recognized public university based in Bardhaman region of West Bengal Accredited with a five star NAAC rating BU consists of six gra