At the end of the Pleistocene, people accustomed to living in subarctic conditions in Siberia crossed the Bering Straight and found an uninhabited hemisphere of temperate and tropical climates. Over the next 12,000+ years populations diversified into, and thrived in, a range of environments--the last great experiment in human adaptation. This course will follow that process as it unfolded across the continent of North America, starting with the early Paleoindians and culminating with the rise of complex civilizations in Mesoamerica.
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture/Discussion
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: NONE Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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