129: Topical Areas in Archaeology: Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherers

Instructor: Junko Habu

Term: Spring 2018

Time: Tu, Th 9:30 am - 10:59am

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.

Requirements Class Fulfills:

  • Meets Social & Behavioral Sciences, L&S Breadth
  • Meets Historical Studies, L&S Breadth