Spring 2021
Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Old World ASB222
3.00 Credit

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.

Class Availability: Open
26 of 27 seats available
General Education Designations
G, H, HU, SB GE Codes
Class Number Delivery Days Dates Times Type
26020 Live Online MW January 20, 2021 - May 14, 2021 1:00pm - 2:15pm Lecture
Live Online classes will meet remotely during the scheduled class times using web conferencing software (e.g., Webex, Zoom, or Google Hangouts) for all class dates. Attendance and active participation in these remote class sessions is expected, and all course work must be completed according to the deadlines given in the course syllabus. Students will need to have access to a computer or mobile device, internet, and web camera.
Last full refund date Student Last Date to Withdraw Section no. Class Fees
January 26, 2021 March 9, 2021 0004 -

Books and Materials

  • Ancient Lives (Required)
  • 6th edition (2016)
  • ISBN: 9781138188792
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Author: Fagan
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $185.00 (new)
  • Used Retail Price is $138.75; Title is a rental title
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