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ANTH 411C - Peoples and Cultures of the Amazon

(3 units) CO11
An introduction to the Amazon region, its peoples and cultures, from pre-history to the present. Examines ecology, conservations, and development from regional and global perspective.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to articulate in writing or, if called upon, verbally compare and contrast the diversity of cultures in lowland South America, Amazon region.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate in writing or, if called upon, verbally summarize the recent archaeological findings and ethnohistory and evaluate the effect of Euro-American colonialism.
3. Students will be able to demonstrate in writing or, if called upon verbally, an understanding of the principles of regional ecology as it relates to local and regional adaptations of the Amazon societies.
4. Students will be able to evaluate Amazonia’s prospects and challenges vis-vis conservation, development and globalization.


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