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Title: ANSO 207-01, Becoming Human: Archaeology and the Origins of Culture Fall 2006
Authors: Mickelson, Katherine
Keywords: Anthropology and Sociology, Department of;Syllabus;Curriculum;Academic departments;Text;2006 Fall
Issue Date: 7-Jan-2008
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Rhodes College
Series/Report no.: Syllabi CRN
Abstract: This course presents students with an intensive review of the development of complex societies in prehistory. This course will be an introduction to the methods and theories of anthropological archaeology as well as a survey course of the origins of complexity of prehistoric societies. As such, this course is divided into three main sections: (1) review of archeological terms, topics, methods, and theories, (2) study of the origins of culture from 7 million years ago to the domestication of plants and animals (approximately 10,000 years ago) and the subsequent increase in social complexity and, (3) a detailed study of the origins of and changes in cultural complexity in several regions of the world, including, but not limited to southwest Asia, Mesoamerica, Egypt and South America.
Description: This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
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