ANTH 16 Peoples and Cultures of South Asia
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
A holistic, anthropological approach to the comparison of human populations and their diverse cultural traditions within the South Asian region (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan). Special attention is given to the effects of colonialism and global inequality. Students are introduced to the main theories and methods of anthropology through an intensive focus on this culture area.