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On completion of this module students should
(a) have a good understanding and a full appreciation of the contribution that Archaeology makes to the interpretation of the historical past
(b) know in broad outline the development of the modern world as revealed to us through the archaeological record
(c) know many of the key interpretative debates in the archaeological study of the modern world.
* The theory of historical archaeology: why, what, how?
* The fall of Rome, the dawn of the middle ages. and the legacy of Rome
* Vikings and Normans
* Europe and Asia in the high middle ages
* The making of modern Europe: trade, commerce, capitalism
* The first proper global archaeology: Europe overseas
* Non-European civilisations: the natives of the American continents
* Archaeology of race
* The industrial revolution and its impact
* Turbo-capitalism: the modern world
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Field Trip/External Visits||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: 2,000 word essay, chosen from a menu of topics||Week 8||n/a||Graded||No||
|Journal: A reflective journal (3,000 words approx.) to be kept by the student, in which he/she keeps notes on materials that were read, ideas that were discussed, and responses to questions posed in the class||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
UCD School of Archaeology use standard feedback sheets for all modules. Your feedback is provided on this form - the form also contains feed forward details - this will help you think about how you could improve your approach in future assignments.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Fri 10:00 - 10:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Mon 14:00 - 14:50|