The British established their rule in Maharashtra after they defeated the Peshwa in 1818. This course is designed to familiarize the students with the history of Maharashtra under British rule in the 19th Century. The 19th Century was a period of transition in Maharashtra. After completion of the course the student will…

1: Understand the social and economic condition in early 19th century Maharashtra

2: Explain the causes and objectives of administrative changes done by the British in Maharashtra

3: Critically analyse the nature of social reforms in Maharashtra

4: Explain important changes taking place in the economy of Maharashtra