2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 458 - Anthropology of War


Surveys war in human prehistory and history and the anthropological theories developed to explain it. The primary focus is on pre-industrial warfare, especially the contact-era Pacific. Throughout the course, however, this comparative perspective will be brought to bear on what pre-modern warfare tells us about war in the modern world.

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

Prerequisites: ANT 102 or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3