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Fall 2023

Agrarian Societies: Culture, Power, History, and Development

ANTH 541/ENV 836/HIST 965/ PLSC 779/SOCY 617

An interdisciplinary examination of agrarian societies, contemporary and historical, Western and non-Western. Major analytical perspectives from anthropology, economics, history, political science, and environmental studies are used to develop a meaning-centered and historically grounded account of the transformations of rural society. Graduate Seminar.

Meetings: Wednesdays 1:30-3:00 pm
Discussions: Wednesdays 3:30-5:20 pm

Instructors: Jonathan Wyrtzen, Marcela Echeverri Munoz