Hunter Gatherers and Human Evolution

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Hunter Gatherers and Human Evolution

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology, Social Ecology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Assessment: 6 pieces of coursework spread across 6 different weeks summarising one of the readings assigned for that week (250 words each) [25%], on-line test (1 hour) [25%], in-class test (1.5 hours) [50%]
    The ethnographic literature on hunter-gatherers is examined from an evolutionary ecological perspective. Cross-cultural variation in diet, foraging practices, technology, residence, mobility, reproduction, cooperation, and social organization are surveyed and analyzed.

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