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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 4321 - Historical Archaeology

3 unit(s)
A theoretical and methodological introduction to the field of historic archaeology in North America, covering the period of European contact and colonization up through the early 20th Century. Course content is divided into four parts: First, an overview of the discipline focusing on its history and theoretical and topical coverage. Next, students will discuss and practice the methods used by historical archaeologists with a focus on maps, property records, and common forms of material culture. Students will then explore several case studies from throughout the United States. The final section will focus on the historical archaeology of California and the American West.

Prerequisites: ANTH 2090 recommended

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