Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 3255 - [Ancient Mexico and Central America]

(also ARKEO 3255 , LATA 3550 )(GHB) (HA-AS)
Fall. 4 credits.

Next offered 2014-2015.

J. Henderson.

A survey of the cultural history of ancient Mexico and Central America, emphasizing Aztec and Maya civilizations. The use of ethnographic and historical information to enrich archaeological interpretation is a general theme. Specific topics include the emergence of settled farming life, the rise of civilization and the state, and the development of mechanisms that linked the many societies in the region into a single sphere of interaction.

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