GISW HUM 3137 Native Central and South America -- 3 unit(s)

Ethnographic focus on the sociocultural systems of the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica, Amazon Basin and the Andean Highlands. Emphasis on inter-relationships among environment, history, social organizations and belief systems from a holistic and comparative perspective. (Same as ANTH 3137)

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Course syllabus
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Delivery

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Prerequisites
none
Liberal Arts Core
Students who plan to graduate from UNI must complete the Liberal Arts Core (LAC). This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to Category 2. Civilizations and Cultures - B. Non-Western Cultures. For details about your LAC, please discuss with your advisor and/or visit www.uni.edu/lac.
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area
Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Humanities distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.
Instructor(s)
Anne Woodrick, Professor
Textbook(s)

Allen, C. The Hold Life Has: Coca and Cultural Identity in an Andean Community. 2002/2nd edition. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books. 1-58834-032-5

Carmack, R., Gasco, J. & Gossen, G. The Legacy of Mesoamerica. 2007/2nd edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall. 0-13-049292-2

Chagnon, N. Yanomamö. 2012/6th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. 13-978-1-111-82874-5

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