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ANTH 244: Global Perspectives on Early Farmers (BMC)

Global Perspectives on Early Farmers, Agriculture, and Social Change; Fall 2018; Prof. Casey Barrier

Review Your Tripod & Library Research Skills

Background Information on Plants

Getting Started

Reference books are a good place to get started on your research. We have many archaeology and agriculture-specific ones in Tripod. The Oxford Bibliographies series is also a good starting point, because it is specifically designed to help you find leads to additional sources. 

Archaeological Terms

We have many general archeaology dictionaries and encyclopedias in Tripod. Search for  "archaeology dictionaries" or "archaeology encyclopedias" to see them all.  There also are many free online archaeology glossaries, such as's Archaeology Dictionary.