Politics, Nationalism, and Archaeology

Bibliographic Information

Course Title

Politics, Nationalism, and Archaeology

Institution Where Taught

Boston University

Year Course Taught

2020

Semester or Date Taught

Spring

Web Address (URL)

https://www.bu.edu/phpbin/course-search/search.php?page=0&pagesize=10&showdesc=Show&adv=1&nolog=&search=heritage+&yearsem=2020-SPRG&search_adv_all=archaeology&search_adv_phrase=&search_adv_exclude=&yearsem_adv=2020-SPRG&credits=*&college%5B%5D=CAS&college%5B%5D=CFA&college%5B%5D=CGS&college%5B%5D=COM&college%5B%5D=ENG&college%5B%5D=EOP&college%5B%5D=GMS&college%5B%5D=GRS&college%5B%5D=KHC&college%5B%5D=LAW&college%5B%5D=MED&college%5B%5D=MET&college%5B%5D=OTP&college%5B%5D=PDP&college%5B%5D=QST&college%5B%5D=SAR&college%5B%5D=SDM&college%5B%5D=SED&college%5B%5D=SHA&college%5B%5D=SPH&college%5B%5D=SSW&college%5B%5D=STH&college%5B%5D=XRG

Additional Information

Course Number

GRS AR 795

Course Description

Explores how archaeology is shaped by and manipulated for political purposes. Case studies from Asia and around the world trace the development of archaeology during colonial empire-building and post-colonial nationalism, and the importance of archaeological heritage in regional politics.

Syllabus Available

No

Notes

Prereq: graduate standing.

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