ANT3000 Archaeology of Indigenous Australia
Pre-requisite: (ANT1000 and ANT1001) or ANT2000 or ANT2007
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course will address the major issues and examine the archaeological evidence relating to Australian "prehistoric" archaeology, including initial colonisation of the continent, environmental history, the pattern of Pleistocene adaptations and late Holocene Change. The course will also address theoretical approaches as case studies and deal with the problems associated with the practice of archaeology as it relates to "living cultures". It is felt that this course will provide an essential background for those interested in pursuing an archaeology career as a sub-discipline within anthropology or for those with a general interest in Australia's human past.