ANT 252 - Ancient Maya Civilization
An exploration of ancient Maya Civilization, from its beginning, ca.2,000 BCE, to its clash with European invaders, ca. 1.500 CE. Emphasis will be placed on the chronological transformations and geographical variability in the: 1) Interactions between people and their environment; 2) Architecture, technology, art, and writing system; 3) Settlement and urbanism; 4) Political organization; 5) Economy and trade; and 6) Ideology and Religion.
Satisfies Anthropology major and minor requirement (Archeology)
Satisfies Latin American Studies major and minor requirement
Satisfies Historical Thought requirement
Satisfies cultural diversity requirement