ANTH 4230 ETHNOMEDICINES OF THE AMERICAS (3 credits)
An anthropological approach to the study of the cultural systems of specific American ethnomedicines (traditional medicines) of North, Central and South America. For each ethnomedicine, the historical context, philosophy, practice, therapeutics, and utilization will be examined to understand how and why each ethnomedicine has survived despite tremendous extermination pressure. (Cross-listed with ANTH 8236).
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): ANTH 1050