Dec 14, 2019  
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Catalog 2019-2020

ANP 130 - Introduction To Prehistoric Archeology (3 credit hours)


Offered in Fall Term (3-0-0)
An overview of human prehistory over the past six million years, from origins in Africa to the spread of people first to Asia and Europe, and later to Australia and the Americas, culminating in the archaeology of colonial contact between Europe and distant lands. Basic principles and methods of archaeological research are discussed, and representative topics include: hominid evolution, human prehistory, settlement of the Americas, the peopling of Australia, complexity without the state, early states of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Asia, and social complexity of Mesoamerica and the Andes.
GENERAL EDUCATION DISTRIBUTION AREA: Social Science
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