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ANTH 642A - Historical Archaeology

(3 units)
European exploration and colonization of the New World, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific after 1492. Archaeology of shipwrecks, cities and industry.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to describe archaeological methods specific to historical archaeology.
2. Students will be able to interpret material culture and historic documents (and documents as artifacts themselves).
3. Students will be able to explain a variety of archaeological theories and how they shed light on humanity.
4. Students will be able to apply critical theory to case studies in historical archaeology and contemporary practice.
5. Students will be able to further demonstrate critical thinking and writing skills.
6. Students will be able to evaluate the utility and implications of divisions between prehistory, history, and modern.


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