Courses: Method & Theory in Archaeology (ANTHB220001)

Spring 2012

Class Number: 1006
An examination of techniques and theories archaeologists use to transform archaeological data into statements about patterns of prehistoric cultural behavior, adaptation and culture change. Theory development, hypothesis formulation, gathering of archaeological data and their interpretation and evaluation are discussed and illustrated by examples. Theoretical debates current in American archaeology are reviewed and the place of archaeology in the general field of anthropology is discussed. Prerequisite: ANTH 101 or permission of instructor.
Div: I; Approach: Inquiry into the Past (IP); Haverford: Social Science (SO)
Enrollment Limit: 25; Enrollment Criteria:
Major/Minor/Concentration; Lottery; Instructor Permission;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1006 Div: I; IP ; SO

Department

Anthropology (Web site)

Taught By

Davis,Richard S.

Location

Bryn Mawr, DAL25

Meeting Times

MWF 9:00am-10:00am