The development of human culture in this area from 10,000 BC to 1,000 AD.
The course looks at the development of human culture in this area from 10,000 BCE to 1,000 CE. We take a journey through Asia's past by focusing on this region's fascinating archaeology. The paper provides a comprehensive look at the archaeology of China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, following the footsteps of early people to the rise of civilisation.
|Paper title||Asian Archaeology|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,059.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,627.65|
- One of ARCH 101, ANTH 103, ANTH 104, ANTH 106, or 54 points
- ARCH 203
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Anthropology & Archaeology's website
- Teaching staff
- Professor Glenn Summerhayes
- Teaching Arrangements
- Lectures and tutorials
- There is no text book. A comprehensive list of readings will be provided each year.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Cultural understanding, Information
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students will develop a a comprehensive understanding of the major changes in East
and South East Asia's past including:
- the development of the Neolithic, and its impact on the rise of social complexity and subsequent state formation in China, Korea, Japan, and the states of South East Asia;
- the impact of ancient China on Asia as a whole;
- the development of regional archaeology;
- and the beginnings of state formation leading to the mosaic of cultures we see today.