Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 101

World Archaeology


Description

A survey of world archaeology from the emergence of culture over two million years ago to the first cities, including coverage of the Pacific region. Topics and regions covered include: the archaeology of human evolution, development of food production, first settlement of the Americas, Australia and the Pacific, development of social complexity and the origins of the state with reference to developments in the Near East, Mesoamerica and China. The course concludes with examination of the prehistory of the Pacific.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Peter Sheppard

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ANTHRO 101: 15.0 points


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