Course Detail

Foragers, Farmers, and Chiefs of the Ancient World

Instructor
Ringle

The development of human society from the late Ice Age through complex agricultural communities. Topics include hunting and gathering, post-glacial adaptation, world colonization, causes and consequences of agriculture, and the rise of social inequality. Examples include the Near East, Europe, North America, and Polynesia.

Satisfies a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.

Satisfies the Historical Thought distribution requirement.

Satisfies depth and breadth course requirement in the Social Science track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
 


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(Spring; offered in alternating years.)