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ANTH V3810 Madagascar. 4 points.

Enrollment limit is 15.Not offered during 2018-19 academic year.

Prerequisites: Non-Anthropology majors require the instructor's permission.

Critiques the many ways the great Red Island has been described and imagined by explorers, colonists, social scientists, and historians—as an Asian-African amalgamation, an ecological paradise, and a microcosm of the Indian Ocean. Religious diasporas, mercantilism, colonization, enslavement, and race and nation define key categories of comparative analysis.