EAST 458 Archaeology of the Silk Roads (3 credits)

Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Asian Language & Literature : Comparative study of the material and visual culture of the Silk Roads, from the Neolithic to the Middle Ages, ca. 1200 CE. Focus will be on China, Mongolia and the Central Asian states. Concepts of ethnicity, interaction, and development of social complexity.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Andrew Crawford Womack (Fall)

  • Prerequisites: Two 200-level courses: one Anthropology and the other focusing on East Asia

  • Restrictions: U3 Anthropology or East Asian Studies students only or permission of instructor. Not open to students who have taken or are taking ANTH 458.