This course is an introduction to anthropological archeology. It first examines the history and development of the discipline along with a survey of the methods, theories, and practice in modern archeology. The course then focuses on the major developments in world prehistory. These include human origins and the evolution of culture, prehistoric technology, peopling of the globe, the domestication of plants and animals, prehistoric trade and exchange, the development of tribes and chiefdoms, and the formation of ancient states in the Old and New Worlds.