Aug 20, 2019  
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ENVS 352 - American Environmental History 3 hours


Analysis of America’s environmental history from the colonial period to the present.  This course considers the interrelationships between human society and the natural world in different bioregions of North America, focusing upon how ideas, institutions, and technologies have evolved over time.  It traces American Indian ecology, agricultural land use, natural resource conservation, and recent environmental activism.  It offers special attention to the significance of wilderness in the American past. Cross-listed as HIST 352 . Prerequisite: Junior standing.



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