2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Nov 14, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

ANTH 3470 - Prehistory of the Non-Mediterranean World



Goals: To survey and become aware of the complex diversity of cultural developments that occurred outside of the mainstream of the Western tradition. To compare the early culture histories of the non-Western world as well as the related interpretative theories.

Content: Comparative archaeological information, theories and controversies related to cultural developments in the following areas: (1) Middle East (Early Foundations), (2) South Asia (principally India), (3) East Asia (China, Korea, and Japan), (4) Mainland and insular Southeast Asia (Early Foundations), (5) Oceania, (6) Sub-Saharan Africa, (7) Central America, (8) Andean South America, (9) Temperate Europe (north and beyond the Roman Empire), and (10) the Lowlands of South America.

Taught: Alternate years

Prerequisite: ANTH 1160

Credits: 4