Faculty of Arts


World Archaeology

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for ANTHRO 101.


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.

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Availability 2012

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Professor Peter Sheppard


Coursework + exam


ANTHRO 101: 15.0 points

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