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ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH-439
Culture, History, Power, Place (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Examination of a particular culture area to provide insight into the conditions that produced distinctive cultures in certain geographical regions. Rotating culture areas include North American Indians, Latin America, Mexico and Central America, African American women, India, Africa, China, and Japan. Meets with ANTH-639. Usually offered every term.

ANTH-439
001
ANTHROPOLOGY
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Culture, History, Power, Place (3)

Central America

This course examines the history, politics, and present day culture(s) of Central America. It focuses on racial, ethnic, social class, and gender-based struggles; the fraught historical relationship between Central America and the United States; the social impact of neoliberal economic policies; and daily life in a context of extreme state violence. Meets with ANTH-639 001.