Topical Areas in Archaeology: Archaeology of Hunter - Gatherers

Course Number: 
129C
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Section: 
001
Location: 
Barrows 136
Instructor: 
Junko Habu
Units: 
4
Time: 
Tu, Th 9:30 am - 10:59 am
CCN: 
39637

Course will provide an overview of hunter - gatherer archaeology, focusing on the history of hunter - gatherer archaeology in North America and Britian; long - term changes in hunter - gatherer subsistence, settlement, mortuary/ ceremonial practices and crafts/ trade; social archaeology of hunter - gatherers including studies of gender, cognition, and cultural landscapes; and discussions of the relevance of hunter - gatherer studies in the context of world archaeology.