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Anthropology

ANTH 233 (US) Peoples & Cultures of Asia (1)

This course represents an application of the anthropological perspective (an emphasis on field-collected data and the common patterns of culture and social life) to the study of the development and contemporary life of societies in Asia, including India, China and Thailand. Specific topics include kinship and family structures, adaptations to the natural environment, political and economic structures, religion, expressive culture and the arts, processes of urbanization and industrialization, and issues of social change in the late 20th century.

Mode of Inquiry: Understanding Society; Asia Cluster

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Moro