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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHS 3860 - Peoples and Cultures of the American Southwest 1500-1848

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Prerequisite(s): ANT 1310 or CHS 1000; or Permission of instructor

Description: This course provides an ethnographic focus on the Hispano colonial culture and the Pueblo Indian cultures of the American Southwest or Provincias Internas. The daily cultural life of the Pueblo and Plains Indians, Spanish colonials, and later Mexican nationals are analyzed in detail. Custom and tradition, from first contact to the Mexican-American War, are placed in the context of overlapping conquests by the Euro-American powers that struggled for control of this culturally diverse region.

Cross Listed Course(s): ANT 3360

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