Environmental History: Ecological Thinking and Practice in Europe, 1500 to the Present.
Listed in: History, as HIST-357
Robert M. Schwartz (Section 01)
[EU] This course studies European views of nature and the natural world from the late middle ages to the present. A case study of environmental change investigates the impact of industrialization and the railway system on the human and physical environments in nineteenth-century Britain. Central to this part of the course will be a hands-on introduction to new methods of computer-assisted mapping and data analysis known as Geographic Information Systems (GIS). One three-hour class meeting per week.
Fall semester. Visiting Professor Schwartz (Mount Holyoke College).
Offerings2013-14: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2011