Asian Studies: British India
Today we looked at the development of the British colonial system in India. Concentrating on the events surrounding “The Great Game,” The Raj, Mughal Empire dissolution, the Indian Brain Drain to S. Africa, and the Opium Wars. For a web search activity, students are to look for the Sepoy Rebellion and its relationship to development of British India.
- A short history of the Opium Wars (politics.ie)
- The Worth of a British Queen’s Promise (hidf1.wordpress.com)
- The 5 Best Kept Secrets About Gulab Jamun (freshfoodthought.wordpress.com)