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ARCA2605 - Archaeology of Aboriginal Australia

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Peter Dixon Hiscock


An introduction to major research questions and issues in Australian Aboriginal archaeology. The unit examines archaeological evidence for over 40,000 years of Australia's pre-colonial Indigenous history and for interactions between Aboriginal peoples and outsiders from Indonesia, Britain and elsewhere over the last 300 years or so of Australia's colonial history. Case studies will be used to discuss issues of professional ethics and Indigenous community involvement in Australian archaeology.


1x3500wd essay (60%), 1x1500wd seminar paper (25%) and 1x1000wd in-class test (15%)


1x2-hr lecture/week


12 junior credit points of Archaeology




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