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The Archaeology of Southern African Hunter Gatherers

Course Description: 

Archaeology, history and ethnography of the aboriginal hunter gatherers of southern Africa, the San people. Formative development of early modern humans and prehistory of hunters in southern Africa before the advent of herding societies; rock paintings and engravings of the subcontinent as situated in this history. Spread of pastoralism throughout Africa. Problems facing the descendants of recent hunter gatherers and herders in southern Africa, the Khoisan people.

Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Cape Town
Academic Year: 
General Education Requirement(s): 
GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
South Africa