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Amazonia Lecture 1

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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT204H5
Professor
Andrea Muehlebach
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture 1: A Future for Amazonia Anthropological Concept from this weeks Readings and Lecture: - Anthropocene - Power (Structure) - Agency - Biculturalism - Reproduction of everyday life Anthropocene – - A period of time in which humans have made a significant impact on the earth - The term used since the 1980s to refer to the impact of human activities on the planet earth. In other words, the anthropocene is the proposed epoch of Earth history that, proponents say, has begun with the rise of the human species as a globally potent biogeophysical force, capable of leaving a durable imprint in the geological record. - The term is used to represent not only the enormity of human impact on the earth, but the enormity of our responsibility to care for the earth – of which we are only very slowly becoming aware. Biculturalism – multiple cultural fluency; knows
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