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UGRD > ANTH > 224G

The Rise and Fall of the Maya

This course focuses on the rise and fall of the Maya civilization in Central America. It considers their origins; political, economic, and social organization; religion and ideology; their eventual collapse; and the contemporary Maya. Discussions include the latest theories and controversies in Maya studies. This course may be counted toward the anthropology major. Capabilities addressed: Critical reading, critical thinking, clear writing, collaborative learning, information technology, oral presentation, academic self assessment.

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