Summer 2017 - ARCH 100 D100

Ancient Peoples and Places (3)

Class Number: 3394

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
    EDB 7618, Burnaby

    We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
    EDB 7618, Burnaby

  • Instructor:

    Ernest Bumann

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

A broad survey of human cultural development from the late Palaeolithic/PalaeoIndian periods (ca 40,000 BP) to the rise of civilization and empires, in both the Old and New Worlds. Breadth-Social Sciences.

COURSE DETAILS:

Archaeology gives us a perspective of our origins and our cultural development. This course provides an overview of the development of human cultures from the end of the Palaeolithic/PalaeoIndian periods (40000 BP) to the rise of civilization and empires in both the Old and New Worlds, including case study examples such as the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, the Indus Valley, Ancient China, Ancient Europe, and also the Americas.
 
The course is intended to introduce you not only to the “art” of archaeology and its connections to related academic fields, but also to the implications that can be derived from archaeological discoveries. While written sources will receive only marginal attention, the course will focus on excavated material that allows us to draw conclusions on how these ancient peoples lived and what was important to them.

Grading

  • First mid-term exam 25%
  • Second mid-term exam 25%
  • Final Exam 50%

NOTES:

Breadth: Social Sciences

FINAL EXAM:
DATE: June 26
TIME: 9:30-12:20PM
ROOM: SSCB 9201

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

CHAZAN, Michael. 2016. World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways Through Time. 3rd Canadian Edition. Routledge.

ISBN: 978-0-205-89670-7

Department Undergraduate Notes:

Students with hidden or visible disabilities who believe they may need classroom or exam accommodations are encouraged to register with the SFU Centre for Students with Disabilities (1250 Maggie Benston Centre) as soon as possible to ensure that they are eligible and that approved accommodations and services are implemented in a timely fashion.

Deferred grades will be given only on the basis of authenticated medical disability.


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