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ARCA2605 - Archaeology of Aboriginal Australia

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Peter Dixon Hiscock

Description

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.

Assessments

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

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of Archaeology

Prohibitions

ARPH2607

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ARCA2605

Lecture

           

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