Andean & Tiwanaku Archaeology page
Simon Fraser University -
Fall 2012 Archaeology 100-D900
Ancient Peoples and Places
Archaeology and the Study of prehistory
Emails : email@example.com
Office hours starting the week of September 17th:
Alvaro Higueras : Monday 13:00-2:20 pm @ Surrey 5165 & Thursday (by appointment) @ Burnaby EDB 9613
Syllabus - learningcommons.sfu.ca
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Scroll down for links to Flash modules, extra-readings and online sources!!!!!
Session 8 |
Flash Modules on Methods and Techniques in Archaeology
(Audio recordings of the lectures)
EXTRA READINGS & WEB CONSULTATION
Session 1 Excerpts from Drennan, R.D. (1992). What is the Archaeology of Chiefdoms About? In Metarchaeology, L. Embree, ed. Kluwer Academic.
New York Times (NYT), science: Mapping Ancient Civilization, in a Matter of Days.
Start exploring the Flash Modules on Methods and Techniques in Archaeology. Concentrate on “20th century tendencies in archaeology” and its quiz. Also stratigraphy @ http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/stratigraphy/INDEX.HTM.
Session 2 On the web: Flash Modules on Methods and Techniques in Archaeology. Concentrate on dating methods and archeomagnetism.
NYT, science: Neanderthals’ Tools Were Their Own Work.
NYT, science: Lucy’s Kin Carved up a Meaty Meal.
Session 3 Excerpts from Wright, H.T. (1986) The Evolution of Civilization. In American Archaeology Past and Future, edited by D.J. Meltzer, D. D. Fowler and J. A. Sabloff: 323-365. Smithsonian Institution.
Session 4 On the web: Explore http://www.catalhoyuk.com/ (Especially http://www.catalhoyuk.com/database/catal/areas.asp)
Session 5 Excerpts from texts by Colin Renfrew and John Boardman.
NYT: Met Is to Repatriate to Egypt Artifacts from King Tut’s Tomb
NYT: The Met, Ending 30-Year Stance, Is Set to Yield Prized Vase to Italy
NYT: Is It All Loot? Tackling the Antiquities Problem
Reading Session Suggested Film: The Lost Pyramids of Caral. A BBC Horizon production.
Session 6 Excerpts Some remarks on the issue of Chiefdoms.
Session 7 Excerpts from Flannery, K.V. (1976). The Cultural Evolution of Civilizations. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 3:399-426.
NYT: On Writing, Hunting for the Dawn of Writing, When Prehistory Became History.
NYT: On Quipus: High in the Andes, Keeping an Incan Mystery Alive.
Session 8 Michael Balter 1998. The First Cities: Why Settle Down? The Mystery of Communities, Science 282(5393):1442.
Session 9 Excerpts from Smith, Michael E. (2007). Form and Meaning in the Earliest Cities: A New Approach to Ancient Urban Planning. Journal of Planning History 6(1):3-47.
Session 11 A selection of excerpts from research on trade and commercial contact in prehistoric societies.
Session 12 A Lesson in Applied Archaeology, by Clark Erickson.