Ecology and Culture
Domestication of plants
Climate and crops Cultural ecology
human culture and biophysical environment are linked by dynamic feedback
The "living landscape"
Western Euro model: we exist in a landscape-separate
Exam Unit 1 Feb 25 The exam will consist of multiple choice essay answers. The focus is on human interaction with environment, cosmology, and sequence of cultural development. There is so much we could discuss, but as a rule, if i
Study Guide Final
The exam will consist of twenty-five (25) multiple choice questions and three essays. This exam is weighted more than the previous exams so you should prepare your essay responses carefully. Geography Peru Moche Valley
Lost City Beneath Lake Titicaca?
12500 feet above sea level Max depth 982 feet. Borders Peru and Bolivia
Legends of lost temples, cities and treasure begin within years of Spanish conquest. Tiwanaku culture had cities on the shores of
City of Thunder
El Tajin, the ball game ritual and the early classic period
Discovered in 1785 completely overgrown by jungle. Modern questions: Was the culture of El Tajin Maya, a Mayan predecessor, a late Olmec descendant, or some other
Anth162 Maya and Aztec Geography (be able to place these on a map) Basic: Regions of the Maya Regions of the Aztec Key cities: Tikal Chichen itza Tenochitln Copan Uxmal Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico Tarascan State Quetzecoatl Moctezuma I Moctezuma II Tarasc
"Uic athan" Contrasting views and confusion
Was he fooled into believing Cortez and the Spaniards were gods?
It is said that when conquistadors asked Mayans what they called the land, the Indians replied "uic athan" The Spaniard
The first civilization of Mexico
Initial Formative The Olmec
Preclassic Olmec-style figure. Veracruz.
This week chp 35 Tonight on PBS at 8:00: Inca: Ghosts of Machu Pichu. Next Tuesday on PBS at 8:00: Cracking the Maya Code. Understanding social c
Inka, Aztec, Maya
Tuesday/Thursday 12:00-1:15 WSQ004 Final Exam May 19 9:45-12:00 Dr. Marco Meniketti Office Hours: T/TH 3:00-5:30 or by appointment. Department of Anthropology 404N Clark Hall firstname.lastname@example.org 924-5787 Intro