Models for the Transition to Farming

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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On completion of the module the students should understand the different approaches to interpreting the emergence of the first producer societies.

Theoretical approaches to the emergence of producer societies:
1. Environmental theories
2. Demographic theories
3. Social theories
4. Perceptive theories
5. Other post-modern theories

Evaluation Methodology
Written test and practical assignment.


Method of interaction
Lectures supported by powerpoint resources, text reading and critical analysis.

Software used in class