2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

ANT 285 - Introduction to Historic Preservation


This course introduces students to the theory, history, legal framework, and cultural contexts of historic preservation.  It focuses primarily on historic preservation in the United States with reference to historic preservation topics worldwide.  From UMaine’s Lord Hall to Stonehenge, students will explore historic places through an anthropological lens in order to understand why and how humans preserve heritage-based places.  The course is designed to give students a basic knowledge of U.S. historic preservation laws, policies, and practices.  It also encourages students to think critically about social behavior surrounding place-based heritage.

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3