2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Apr 16, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 341 - American Environmental History


Credits: 4
A survey of the interaction between humans and the natural world in the United States since colonial times. Students are introduced to major themes, events, scholars, and methodologies in American environmental history. Topics, arranged chronologically and thematically, include the conquest and settlement of the future United States, industrialization, the U.S. conservation and environmental movements, and the place of nature and environmentalism in post World War II American Culture.

Prerequisite: HIST 162  or HIST 163 , or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: CL, HE.