This topic introduces students to the history, principles and theory in maritime and underwater archaeology. Students will read and develop a solid foundation in regards to key texts, including book chapters, journal articles and other relevant material. This will provide students with a solid knowledge base on the important figures and key thinking in maritime archaeology over the past century. The topic will provide a global theoretical and historical context in order to discuss and debate the most up-to-date problems and issues in the field.
This topic aims to: