F&ES 836a/ANTH 541a/HIST 965a/PLSC 779a / 2019-2020

Agrarian Societies: Culture, Society, History, and Development

Credits: 3
Fall 2019: W, 1:30-3:20, 10 Sachem, Room 105


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 transformation of rural society. Four hours lecture plus discussion sections.