ARKEO 2235

ARKEO 2235

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This introductory course surveys archaeology's contributions to the study of American Indian cultural diversity and change in North America north of Mexico. Lectures and readings will examine topics ranging from the debate over when the continent was first inhabited to present-day conflicts between Native Americans and archaeologists over excavation and the interpretation of the past. We will review important archaeological sites such as Chaco Canyon, Cahokia, Lamoka Lake, and the Little Bighorn battlefield. A principal focus will be on major transformations in lifeways such as the adoption of agriculture, the development of political-economic hierarchies, and the disruptions that accompanied the arrival of Europeans to the continent.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS, HST-AS, SCD-AS)

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 2350AMST 2350ANTHR 2235

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17828 ARKEO 2235   LEC 001

    • MW Morrill Hall 106
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Jordan, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person