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New Undergraduate Course Supplement 2022

ANTH 50.53 The Ancient Silk Road: Art, Archaeology, and Cultural Transformation in Central Asia and Beyond

This course explores the cultural effects of globalization of the ancient through early Medieval Afro-Eurasian world through the lens of the Silk Road. Through seminar discussions and lectures, this course emphasizes the art, archaeology, and texts of Central Asia in long-distance interactions with the Near East, South Asia, and East Asia. The various ways in which cultural traditions were affected by the development of the Silk Road are a central theme.

Degree Requirement Attributes

Dist:INT or SOC; WCult:NW

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