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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
J. McNeill, Something New Under the Sun
A. Hurley, Environmental Inequalities
Richard White, The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River
N. Peluso, Rich Forests, Poor People
E. Melville, Plague of Sheep
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 - 20%
Term Paper(s) - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
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 (including class year and concentration) should be submitted to email@example.com no later than 3 p.m. on Monday, December 2. Those admitted will be notified via email no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.
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