HIST 3230 American Environmental History
Credit Hours 4.0

History of interactions with the natural world from the 17th through the 20th century, focusing on the US and its global influence. Explores the history of nature’s effects on culture and economy, the history of people’s activities on their environments, conceptions of nature, and environmental politics. Topics include urban growth, pollution, colonialism, natural resource issues, the history of parks and wild lands, and global environmental problems.