HIST 7444X American Environmental History

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Interactions among humans and the North American environment. Attention to influence of environment on human culture, impact of human culture on the environment, and ideas about nature. Native American approaches to the natural world; environmental impact of European colonization; rise of industrial cities; romanticism; conservation and preservation; environmentalism and environmental justice. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed History 7600X [760X], Special Topics in History, with the topic American Environmental History.)


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