Origins of Western Civilization: Cultural Anthropology & Human Pre-History

Class
Susan Lanigan
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(242)
An exploration of human innovation in pre-history, this course looks at the origins of agriculture, the first uses of bronze and iron tools, and explores some of civilization's oldest cities and empires!

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 9
I am a practicing bioarchaeologist, and wrote my Master's thesis on the subject of paleopathology of Neolithic populations in North Africa -- people who lived during this transitional period from human pre-history into the agricultural age. The lifestyles of these ancient populations influence us in many ways today, including what we eat, where we live, and even how tall we are!
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(242)
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Hi everyone! My name is Susan, and I have a BA in Cultural Anthropology and an MA in Bioarchaeology, as well as a BFA in Theatre Performance from Tulane University in beautiful New Orleans, LA. I love anything related to the humanities and the... 
Group Class

$140

for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
45 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(6)
Completed by 27 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 11-16
2-14 learners per class

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