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Comparative Environmental History
ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
Sample reading list:
Jared Diamond, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
D. N. Jha, The Myth of the Holy Cow
William Cronon, Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology...
Richard White, The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River
Warren Dean, With Broadax and Firebrand
Approximately 150-200 pp. per week. Two brief (2 pp.) response papers to be presented in class. One 15 page term paper on an aspect of environmental history due on Dean's Date.
Papers - 60%
Class/Precept Participation - 40%
Students interested in HIS 431 must write a one-page statement explaining why they wish to take the seminar and what strengths they bring to the course. The statement should be submitted to the History Department Undergraduate Office, 128 Dickinson Hall, no later than 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Those admitted will be notified via email no later than Friday, April 16, 2010.
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