Spring 2014

Archaeological Method, Theory and Practice

Listed in: Anthropology and Sociology, as ANTH-224

Formerly listed as: ANTH-24


Elizabeth Klarich (Section 01)


This course focuses on the theoretical foundations of archaeological research, the variety of methods available to analyze material culture, the interpretation of results, and ethical considerations of practicing archaeology in the United States and abroad.  Course provides students with a solid foundation for evaluating and contextualizing current methodological and theoretical trends within archaeology.  Case studies illustrate the diversity of archaeological thought, interdisciplinary approaches to studying material culture, and innovative directions in the field of anthropological archaeology.  Discussions of practice will address the roles and responsibilities of archaeologists in heritage management, museum development, and community outreach.

Spring semester. Five College Professor Klarich.

ANTH 224 - L/D

Section 01
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM CHAP 205
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM CHAP 205

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists & Their Search for Adventure Adams Amherst Books TBD
Prehistory of Home Moore Amherst Books TBD
Loot: The Battle Over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World Waxman Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


2024-25: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2010, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2018