Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    
    Apr 21, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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ANTHR 3210 - Historical Archaeology

(crosslisted) AMST 3200 , ARKEO 3210  
(HB) (HA-AS)      
Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Co-meets with AMST 6210 /ANTHR 6210 /ARKEO 6210 .

K. Jordan.

This course uses artifacts, spaces, and texts to examine the emergence of the “modern world” in the 500-plus years since Columbus.  This is a distinctive sub-field of archaeology, not least because modern attitudes toward economic systems, race relations, and gender roles emerged during this period.  We will read classic and contemporary texts to unearth the physical histories of contemporary ideas, including coverage of the archaeologies of capitalism, colonialism, gender relations, the African diaspora, ethnogenesis, and conflicts over the use of the past in the present.



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