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2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 476 - The Ancient Maya

Examines the historical development of ancient Mayan civilizations of Mexico and Central America, stretching from the earliest Mesoamerican village and the onset of agriculture, to the rise of the powerful Mayan empire, and the European contact period.  Important themes include the origins and intensification of agriculture, the rise of an elite class, public architecture and urbanism, and regional interactions spheres.

Prerequisites & Notes
ANT 101 or ANT 170 or permission.

Credits: 3