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Monumental Cultures of Pre-Columbian North America
ANTH 364
Spring 2015 not offered
Crosslisting: ARCP 364, AMST 319

A number of pre-Columbian Native American cultures in North America are known for their monumental constructions, including the Poverty Point site and culture in what is now Louisiana, Hopewellian earthworks in Ohio, the Mississippian city of Cahokia in Illinois, and the Chacoan Great Houses in New Mexico. The course will explore the history, means of subsistence, technology, social organization, and ritual practices of these societies, as well as the nature, construction, and meaning of the monuments and their surrounding landscapes.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(ARCP)

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