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THE ALCHEMY OF CULTURE: Intoxicants in Society

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This course will introduce the comparative study of social life through the lens of the uniquely human capacity for language. Check out the UC San Diego Anthropology Graduate Student Association and discover what our graduate students are curently involved in. We will consider application after the closing date under special circumstances. The ability to teach the year-long Honors freshman proseminar on “The Origin and Evolution of Modern Thought” and upper-level topical area courses in sociocultural anthropology in Honors and Anthropology is required.

Pages: 160

Publisher: BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS; New Ed edition (1998)

ISBN: 0714127116

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