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Institute of Continuing Education

This course is part of the Ancient and Classical Worlds Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

The Middle East and tropical Mexico have long provided case studies of the conditions for rising population, concentration of political power, growth of towns, technological intensification and the long-term consequences of these momentous developments. Our understanding of telling similarities and differences shifts continually with continuing archaeological research.


Course dates

16 Jul 2018 to 20 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

25 Jun 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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