In Sub-unit 1.1 students are required to choose any two themes. In that sub-unit, theme 3 is compulsory and for second theme students are required to choose any one from the first two themes.
In Sub-units 1.2 and 1.3 students are required to choose any one theme from each. Thus all students are required to study four themes in all.
Sub-unit 1.1 : Events and processes: Any two of the following themes:
1. The Rise of Nationalism in Europe:
(a) The growth of nationalism in Europe after the 1830s. (b) The ideas of Giuseppe Mazzini, etc. (c) General characteristics of the movements in Poland, Hungary, Italy, Germany and Greece. (Chapter 1)
2. The Nationalist Movement in Indo
- China: Factors Leading to Growth of
Nationalism in Indo-China
(a)French colonialism in Indo-China. (b) Phases of struggle against the French. (c) The ideas of Phan Chu Trinh, Phan Boi Chau, HO Chi Minh (d) The Second World War and the liberation struggle. (e) America and the Vietnam war.
• The theme will discuss the forms in which nationalism developed along with the formation of nation states in Europe in the post-1830 period.
• Discuss the relationship/difference between European nationalism and anti-colonial nationalisms.
• Point to the way the idea of the For- math required nati-on states be- came generalized in Europe and elsewhere.
• Discuss the difference between Fre- nch colonialism in Indo-China and British colonialism in India.
• Outline the different stages of the anti- imperialist struggle in Indo-Chi- na.
• Familiarize the students with the dif- ferences between nationalist move- ments in Indo China and India.
• Discuss the characteristics of Indian nationalism through a case study of Civil Disobedience Movement.
• Analyze the nature of the diverse so- cial movements of the time.