No class Nov 22

Where: The Hampton Inn

Cost: $165.00 for 6 session(s)

Type: In Person


Instructor: Matthew J. Rowe, PhD, Assistant Professor in the University of Arizona

From Hunters and Gatherers to the Atomic Age

This course surveys the development of human culture after their emergence from Africa and entrance to the Americas. Students of Tracking the Footsteps of Humanity will get the “rest of the story” as modern humans spread throughout the globe, commit to agriculture, and establish global civilizations. Students that have not taken Tracking the Footsteps of Humanity, will have no problem jumping into the story as people begin to settle down on a global scale. The course will introduce archaeological and anthropological methods, theory, and findings through the lens of 6 broad topics. Class meetings include lecture, discussion, and readings.

Week 1: The Archaeology of Hunters and Gatherers

Week 2: Domestication

Week 3: Origins of Complexity

Week 4: Archaeology of Food and Fermentation

Week 5: Archaeology of Warfare and Violence

Week 6: Archaeology of the Modern World

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