Courses

01:070:339 Caribbean Archaeology

3 credits

Course Description: Archaeological perspectives on Caribbean prehistory and history; biogeography and island interactions; social complexity and inter-island mobility; comparative analysis of the cultural development of the Greater Antilles and Lesser Antilles; influence of South America on Caribbean prehistory; the relationship between historically documented populations of Tainos, Caribs, and Arawaks and prehistoric and ethnohistoric populations; impacts of Columbus, colonization, and slavery. Pre-requisite: 070:105 Introduction to Archaeology

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