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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 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: Social Contexts and Institutions and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives

Prerequisites: ANT 102 or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3