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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


ANTH 24 Early Civilizations of the Andes

The Andean region of western South America is one of a very few world regions where agriculture and urbanism developed independently. This course will consider Andean prehistory from the arrival of the first humans, covering hunter-gatherer lifeways, the domestication of plants and animals, and the emergence of hierarchical societies such as Paracas, Nasca, and Chavin. We will finish with a discussion of early states and empires, looking at the Moche, Wari, Tiwanaku, and Chimu societies. 

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:INT or SOC; WCult:NW

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Offered

Not offered in the period from 16F through 17S