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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 452 - Civilization in South Asia


An exploration into the nature of civilization in South Asia, focusing on India. The central religious tradition of Hinduism and the caste order are investigated, with complementary perspectives provided by non-Hindu traditions. The impact of colonialism and development of national identities are also considered. Anthropological views are distinguished from and supplemented by other disciplinary perspectives.

Satisfies the General Education Social Contexts and Institutions and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives Requirements.

Prerequisites: ANT 102 or ANT 300.

Credits: 3