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The Grant-Kohrs Ranch commemorates America's frontier cattle era. The ranch, located north ...

The Grant-Kohrs Ranch commemorates America's frontier cattle era. The ranch, located north of Yellowstone in Deer Lodge, Montana, is among the best surviving examples of an economic strategy based on the western cattle industry of the 1850s-1970s. A German immigrant, Conrad Kohrs, purchased the ranch in 1866 and began by supplying to mining camp butcher shops.

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Introduction to Anthropology, Spring 2013
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Through the comparative study of different cultures, anthropology explores fundamental questions about ...

Through the comparative study of different cultures, anthropology explores fundamental questions about what it means to be human. It seeks to understand how culture both shapes societies, from the smallest island in the South Pacific to the largest Asian metropolis, and affects the way institutions work, from scientific laboratories to Christian mega-churches. This course will provide a framework for analyzing diverse facets of human experience such as gender, ethnicity, language, politics, economics, and art.

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Graham Jones