Academics: History

Society and Nature in the Middle Ages (HIST 117E)
Farmer. Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B.

Human-environmental interaction from the fall of Rome to environmental and epidemiological disasters of the fourteenth century. Topics include agricultural impact on the environment, introduction of new animal species to northern Europe, and selective breeding of livestock and plant life.

American Environmental History (HIST 173T)

Graves. Same course as Environmental Studies 173.

Traces the history of American attitudes and behavior toward nature. Focus on wilderness, the conservation movement, and modern forms of environmentalism.