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College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 256 - Peoples and Cultures of South Asia

Cross-Listed as ASIA 256 
Introduces students to anthropological knowledge of the peoples and cultures of South Asia and to the ways in which Western knowledge of that region has been constructed. The course examines the historical and social processes that have shaped the culture and lifeways of the people who live on the subcontinent and that link the modern states of South Asia to the world beyond their frontiers. Prerequisite(s): ANTH 101  or   Alternate years. (4 Credits)