Jun 18, 2018  
2017-2018 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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ANTH 231 - Native Arts and Archaeology of Latin America

4 credits
This course focuses on the development and character of indigenous cultures of Latin America before the arrival of Europeans. Themes of power, economy, religion, ritual, and symbolism that uniquely characterize Latin American native societies are examined primarily through art, architecture and material culture. The course follows a topical and comparative approach drawing on data from archaeology, art history, ethnography and ethnohistory.  Cross-listed with ARTH 231  . Prerequisite: ANTH 103  or ANTH 104  or permission of instructor. Offered spring semester in even-numbered years. CLA-Writing Intensive, CLA-Diversity International



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