Fall 2011

Environmental History: Ecological Thinking and Practice in Europe, 1500 to the Present.

Listed in: History, as HIST-357

Faculty

Robert M. Schwartz (Section 01)

Description

[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).

Offerings

2014-15: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2011
Submitted by Robert M. Schwartz on Wednesday, 9/14/2011, at 11:35 AM