North American Environmntl Hst

HISTORY 345D

Historical roles of nature - as a cultural construct and a set of biological relationships - in shaping human choices in North America, from colonial times to the present. Special attention to historical origins of contemporary environmental politics, including the origins of wilderness; environmental justice movements; the changing politics of food, animal rights, and pollution; and tragedies of the commons, and the ethical challenges posed by global warming and population growth. Instructor: Peck

Day/Time

MW 10:05 AM-10:55 AM

Location

Carr 103

Instructor

Peck, Gunther