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01:070:223 Anthropology of Latin America

3 credits

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Course Description: Overview of the diverse societies of Latin America from an anthropological perspective.  Explores cultural, economic, political and religious aspects of life in the region; urbanization and urban life; migration and transnationalism; indigenous peoples and their role in recent political transformations in the region; the war on drugs.

Meets Core Curriculum Requirement: 21C

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