Course Description

General History

HIST 2150

Global Environmental History

Fall 2017

This course studies the making of the modern world through the lens of environment, climate, and ecology. We explore ecological connections between different world regions throughout history, focusing especially on Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our survey begins with the earliest periods of recorded history and continues to the present, placing particular emphasis on the past century of environmental change.

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Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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