2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ANT 252 - 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.

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

Credits: 3