This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 118
  • Course: B.Tech
  • Semester: V
  • Title: Culture & Environment: A Materialistic Approach
  • Stream: Archaeology
  • Description:

    Relationship between culture and environment; Cultural Materialism; Materialism and Culturalism; environmental determinism; Cultural determinism; Contemporary Approaches to Studying the Environment - Nature-Society Relations; Subsistence Patterns and Environments; Population and Environment; cultural ecology; Symbolic Anthropology.


    1. R. Scupin and C. R. DeCorse, Anthropology- A Global Perspective, Prentice-Hall of India Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi, 2004.

    2. K. Zimmerer and T. J. Bassett, Political Ecology: An Integrative Approach to Geography and Environment-Development Studies. Guilford Press. 2003.


    1. J. Steward, Theory of Culture Change: the Methodology of Multilinear Evolution, University of Illinois Press, Urbana,1955