Nov 23, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2019/Spring 2020) 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2019/Spring 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 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. Prerequisite: ANTH 103 , ANTH 104  or permission of the instructor. Same as/Cross-listed with: ANTH 231 . Check ANTH listings for up-to-date offering times. CLA-Writing Intensive, CLA-Diversity International



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