Ancient Cities & States

This course compares the processes of state formation in major civilizations, including Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic Egypt, Shang China, Aztecs of Mesoamerica, Inca of Peru. Recent archaeological and historical data are used to explore cross-cultural themes such as the provisioning of cities, role of religious ideology, social organization of land and labor, and gendered dimensions of power and social identity.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Anthropology
Number: 
ANTH247-01C
Semester: 
0
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, June 19, 2017
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