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.