Origins of Civilisation

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Origins of Civilisation

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: ANTHRO 101 or 60 points passed Restriction: ANTHRO 322

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The shift from a hunter-gatherer way of life to one based on village life and agriculture is foundational for the development of complex society. The course considers what socio-cultural changes were involved as Holocene societies developed in different parts of the world and how the relationship between humans and the environment changed.

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