HIST 142: Global Environment II: The Ecology of Human Civilization (3)

This interdisciplinary course and its laboratory (HIST 143) survey the history of humanity's relationship with the natural world over the long term from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics will include the evolution of Homo sapiens and cultural systems; the development of hunter, gatherer, fisher, agricultural, and pastoral lifeways; the ecology of colonialism and industrial civilization, and the emergence of ideological and ethical perspectives on the relationship between nature and culture. To be taken with HIST 143. (Same as EVRN 142 and GEOG 142) LEC
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