ANTH 3420 Urban Archaeology
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ANTHR 23.
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3 hours; 3 credits
This course will begin at the formation of the first cities in the Middle East, and move on to the Polynesian chiefdoms in the South Pacific and the Viking presence and voyages across the North Atlantic. Historical sites from eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and U.S. will also be examined to trace continuity and change in the character of commercialization and urbanization through time.
Prerequisite: Anthropology *1000 or Anthropology 2400 or Anthropology 1100 or 1200 or 1300 or 1400 or a Pathways required or flexible core course or permission of the chairperson.