Isolation or Interaction? Americas and Oceania

 

I.  Themes:

  • Worldviews and environment.
  • Isolations or interactions?

 

 

II.  Environments:

  • Americas – diversity
    • North America (Climates)
      • Southwest (*) (*)
      • Northeast
      • Plains (*)
    • Mesoamerica
      • Chinampas (*)
    • South America
      • Animal domestication (*)
  • Oceania
    • Islands(*)
      • Fishponds

 

 

III.  Cultures and Complex Societies

 

IV.  Isolation or Interaction?

 

 

V.  Conclusions

  • Fit within world history
  • Comparisons
  • Classes next semester:
    • Oceania: PACS 108 Pacific Worlds, PACS 202 Oceania on the Move
    • LLEA 372 Andean South America
    • HIST 152 World History 1500 to Present