Landscape Archaeology


1) Understand the role of landscapes in the archaeological work and the particular contribution of archeology in understandin landscape contexts.
2) Understand the various scales of analysis in archaeology, from the object to the landscape.
3) Master methodologies in landscape analysis.
4) Identify the tangible and intangible elements that make up the landscape.
5) Know the national and international good practices in this area of research.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Tomás Cordero Ruiz


Weekly - Available soon

Total - 168

Teaching language



Not applicable


ASHMORE W., KNAPP A. (eds.) (1999): Archaeologies of landscape: contemporary perspectives. Malden: Blackwell Publishers.
CAMBI, F. (2015): Manuale di archeologia dei paesaggi. Carocci: Roma.
DAVID B., THOMAS J. (2008): Handbook of landscape archaeology. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek.
JOHNSON, M. (2007): Ideas of Landscape. Blackwell: Oxford.
THOMAS, J. (ed.) (2000): Interpretative Archaeology. Leicester: University University Press.
UCKO, P. J., LAYTON. P. (eds.) (1999): The Archaeology and Anthropology of landscape. Routledge: New York.
WALSH, K. (2014): The archaeology of Mediterranean landscapes: human-environment interaction from the Neolithic to the Roman Period. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.


Teaching method

The teaching of the subject is based on:

- Theoretical and practical classes accompanied by audiovisual information.


Evaluation method

- Individual test (50%), - Individual work for presentation in classes(40%), - Participation in classes(10%)

Subject matter

1. Landscape Archaeology. Introduction.
2. Landscape Archaeology: Theory and Method.
4. The reconstruction of the landscape.
5. Landscape and archaeology.
6. Landscape analysis


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