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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 279 - Peoples and Cultures of the Andes: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile

3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded or pass/fail
Course can be counted for credit once

This course is an introduction to the diverse cultures of the Andean region, which comprises the following countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile. Topics considered include the significance of heritage, belief systems and religions, family structures, race relations, social and political institutions, and modes of production – all considered from an anthropological perspective. The course’s timeframe covers the entire modern era, from the 16th century to today.