ANTH 101: General Anthropology

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This course is an introduction to anthropology, the science of humans, the culture-bearing animal. Topics considered: human evolution and biological variations within and between modern populations, prehistoric and historic developments of culture, cultural dynamics viewed analytically and comparatively.

Required Texts:

  • Park, Introducing Anthropology, 6th edition (2014), ISBN 978-0078035067
  • Popenoe, Feeding Desire: Fatness and Beauty in the Sahara (2003), ISBN 978-0415280952

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