Environment and History

Term: 

Spring 2017, Fall 2017

Req: 

HASS-H

Cat: 

CI-H

Level: 

Introductory

Focusing primarily on the period since 1500, explores the influence of climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on the environment. Topics include the European encounter with the Americas, the impact of modern technology, and the historical roots of the current environmental crisis.