2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INTL 2010 - Change Comes to the Village

This course will examine the disruptive impact of sudden changedriven by many factors including war, resource extraction and population pressureon traditional societies. Some societies have found ways of adapting aspects of the modern world to ways of life that have remained essentially unchanged for thousands of years, while others have all but collapsed. Students will look at specific examples of how change has affected traditional cultures in Afghanistan, Nepal and Alaska.