Syllabus for Archaeology A

Arkeologi A

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

Syllabus

  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 5AR260
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Archaeology G1N

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2007-01-23
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Arts
  • Revised: 2012-10-15
  • Revised by: The Department Board
  • Applies from: Spring 2013
  • Entry requirements: General entry requirements and History 1b/1a1+1a2, Social Studies 1b/1a1+1a2 or History A, Civics A
  • Responsible department: Department of Archaeology and Ancient History

Reading list

Reading list

A revised version of the reading list is available.

Applies from: Spring 2013

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Gräslund, Bo Arkeologisk datering

    Lund: Studentlitteratur, 1996

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Herschend, Frands Historical or textual archaeology

    Part of:

    Current Swedish archaeology

    vol. 5 (1997) s. 65-78

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Olsen, Bjørnar d 1958- Torhell, Sven-Erik Från ting till text : teoretiska perspektiv i arkeologisk forskning

    Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2003

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Renfrew, Colin; Bahn, Peter Archaeology : theories, methods and practice

    6th ed.: London: Thames & Hudson, 2012

    Find in the library

  • Scarre, Chris The human past : world prehistory & the development of human societies

    London: Thames & Hudson, 2009

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Burenhult, Göran Arkeologi i Norden. 1.

    Stockholm: Natur och kultur, 1999

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Stein, Gil; Rothman, Mitchell S. Chiefdoms and early states in the Near East : the organizational dynamics of complexity

    Madison, Wis.: Prehistory Press, cop. 1994

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Cribb, Roger Nomads in Archaeology

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Fagan, Brian M. People of the earth : an introduction to world prehistory

    11. uppl.: Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Flannery, Kent The Origins of Agriculture

    Part of:

    Annual review of anthropology

    (1973) s. 271-310

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Goudie, Andrew The human impact on the natural environment : past, present, and future

    6th ed.: Oxford: Blackwell, 2006

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Hodder, Ian The archaeological process : an introduction

    Oxford: Blackwell, 1999

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Price, Theron Douglas; Gebauer, Anne Birgitte Last hunters, first farmers : new perspectives on the prehistoric transition to agriculture

    Santa Fe, N.M.: School of American Research Press, 1995

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Lindholm, Karl-Johan Wells of experience : a pastoral land-use history of Omaheke, Namibia

    Uppsala: Uppsala University. African and Comparative Archaeology, 2006

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Renfrew, Colin; Bahn, Peter Archaeology : theories, methods and practice

    6th ed.: London: Thames & Hudson, 2012

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Tainter, Joseph Social complexity and sustainability

    Part of:

    Ecological complexity : an international journal on biocomplexity in the environment and theoretical ecology

    Elsevierc 2004-, 2004-

    (2006) s. 91-103

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Scarre, Chris The human past : world prehistory & the development of human societies

    London: Thames & Hudson, 2009

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Trigger, Bruce G. A history of archaeological thought

    2. ed.: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Yoffee, Norman Myths of the archaic state : evolution of the earliest cities, states, and civilizations

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Journal of world prehistory.

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Baudou, Evert Norrlands forntid : ett historiskt perspektiv.

    1. uppl. / 3. tr.: Umeå: Skytteanska samf. ; Bjästa, l.])

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Burenhult, Göran Arkeologi i Norden. 1.

    Stockholm: Natur och kultur, 1999

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Burenhult, Göran Arkeologi i Norden. 2.

    Stockholm: Natur och kultur, and)

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

Reading list revisions