54:357 North American Environmental History [Barbour]

Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in History or permission of Instructor.

This course explores the environmental history of the United States and Canada (and with some attention on Mexico), focusing on human interaction with the natural world from pre-Columbian through contemporary times. Topics covered include Native North Americans and nature, conservation history, urban and suburban environments, wildlife issues, forestry history, the environmental movement, and more recent energy and environmental justice topics.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Dale Barbour