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ANTH 4262/6262

Transitions from Foraging to Farming
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A survey of archaeological evidence for the transition from foraging to farming and herding throughout the world, its causes, and its consequences. Emphasis is on evidence obtained from archaeological studies of human, plant, and non-human animal remains from archaeological sites in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. 

When this course is taught as a split level, additional requirements for graduate students: In addition to five brief review papers, Graduate students are expected to write a formal research paper and present their paper to the class (approximately a twenty minute presentation). The five review papers, the final paper, and the class presentation combined will constitute 25 percent of their grade. Undergraduates will only be expected to write the short review papers.

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