2012-2013 Pitzer Catalog 
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2012-2013 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EA 140 PZ - The Desert as a Place

Formerly ENVS 140 PZ An interdisciplinary investigation of the desert environment as a place with some emphasis on Australia and the American Southwest. Correlations between natural and cultural forms, histories, materials, motives, and adaptations will be studied. Topics to be considered will include structural and behavioral adaptations in the natural and cultural ecologies; climate, geomorphology and architectural form; taxonomy, desert flora and fauna and their cultural uses; and various ramifications of the interaction between the desert ecology and cultural consciousness in arid zones. Enrollment is limited.

Course fee: $40 (for field trips).

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