HST380.19 Prehistory and Archaeology of the Iberian Peninsula (at UAM)

Open only to students accepted to the special program Madrid Center & Liberal Arts in Spanish at UAM

Taught in Spanish.

Students will gain a basic knowledge of archaeological techniques and their application to the prehistory and early history. Topics include:

  • Origin and chronology of human settlement in the Iberian Peninsula, habitat, livelihood strategies and land occupation of Pre-Neanderthals and Neanderthals
  • Post-glacial climate and environmental changes during the Epipaleolithic and Mesolithic Eras
  • Origins of farming during the Neolithic Era
  • The Bronze Age’s consolidation of metallurgy, trade and information
  • The first complex societies of the Chalcolithic Era
  • The Late Bronze and Early Iron Age
  • Ethic and non-Iberian groups of the Second Iron Age

(16889, Prehistoria y Arqueología de la Península Ibérica)

Department: History

Location: Liberal Arts at UAM

Credits: 3