Hunters-Gatherers Societies

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 17071/2009 - 23/07/2009

3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 T + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S


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The students should understand the the concept of hunters-gatherers and behavioural changes in prehistoric hunters-gatherers and be able to interpret and evaluate the possible behaviour models of prehistoric hunters-gatherers.

Hunters-gatherers:an analysis category in Anthropology and Archaeology?
- Behavioural ecology of hunters-gatherers.
- The different lifestyles (examples).

Evaluation Methodology
Written assignment

- Gamble, C. (2001). Hunter-Gatherers: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. (Vol. 1). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
- Binford, L. (1999). The Palaeolithic Societies of Europe. (Vol. 1). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- BUZTER, K. (2001). Constructing Frames of Reference. (Vol. 1). NovaYork: University of California Press
- AA, V. (1982). Archaeology as human ecology. (Vol. 1). Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press

Method of interaction
Traditional lecturing method.

Software used in class