Oct 27, 2020  
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AH 208 - Art and the Environment in Ancient Mesoamerica and South America


Credits: 3
A survey of selected art traditions in ancient Mesoamerica and Andean South America from 2000 BCE to 1600 CE, focused around the theme of nature and the environment. The course covers art and architecture of the Olmec, Maya, Aztec, Chavin, Moche and Inca, and the people of Teotihuacan, looking particularly at how nature and the environment have informed and shaped their styles, meanings, functions, and underlying ideologies.
Prerequisites:   recommended.
Note(s): (Designated a non-Western culture course; fulfills humanities requirement; fulfills humanistic inquiry and global cultural perspective.)
L. Aronson



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