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ANTH413 Oceanic Prehistory

Recent research and current projects involving Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia.

This is an advanced paper focusing on the archaeology of Oceania from the initial colonisation of Sahul some 50,000 years ago to the Austronesian colonisation of Remote Oceania some 3,000 years ago and the subsequent development of Polynesian Society.

Paper title Oceanic Prehistory
Paper code ANTH413
Subject Anthropology
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
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Prerequisite
72 300-level ANTH or ARCH points
Restriction
ARCH 403, ANTH 403
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Cultural understanding.
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Learning Outcomes
On completion of this paper students will have gained a sound understanding of the diversity of Oceanic cultures and societies and the ways in which archaeologists draw on anthropological and ethnographic ideas and archaeological methods to understand how that diversity emerged over thousands of years.
Contact
anthropology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Professor Richard Walter
Textbooks
There is no textbook; a list of readings will be available each week.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard