CLASS 7712

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

This class overviews perspectives relevant to an archaeological understanding of ancient and pre-modern rural landscapes. During this course the students will engage with (a) textual evidence that describes agricultural methods as well as social relations surrounding peasants and farmers in the classical world, (b) anthropological studies exploring the urban/rural dynamics, (c) sociological studies ranging from Wolf's seminal Peasants to more recent ethnographic studies focusing on the Mediterranean, (d) archaeological methods implemented in the reconstruction of past environment and landscapes (palaeobotany, Geographic Information Systems).

When Offered Spring.

View Enrollment Information

  • Enrollment Information
    Combined with: ARKEO 7712

  • 3 Credits Graded