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ANTH 641A - Archaeology of the Old World

(3 units)
Survey of current archaeological knowledge about a particular area of the Old World to be selected from Africa, Asia and Europe. May be repeated when course content differs.

Maximum units a student may earn: 6

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to identify the major geographic divisions of the Eurasian continent.
2. Students will be able to describe the basic culture histories of these areas.
3. Students will be able to compare trajectories of sociocultural and technological change across Eurasia.
4. Students will be able to evaluate the causes of culture change across the continent using data from archaeological sites and specific case studies from the literature.
5. Students will be able to evaluate the development of Eurasian Paleolithic archaeology in intellectual and historical context.
6. Students will be able to synthesize overall trends in human biological and cultural evolution across Eurasia.


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