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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 261 - Agriculture, Religion, and Empire: Old World Prehistory

4 credits
An archaeological perspective on major themes and trends in the development of Old World civilizations: agricultural origins, trade and migration, metal and other technological innovations, role of ideology and symbol systems in social change, religion as a power base, rise of elite leadership, and state-level society. Covers much of Old World with emphasis on particular areas.

Prerequisite: ANT 104 .
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Whittaker