HIST 4703 Environmental Histories of Water (Spring: 3 )
This course introduces students to the practice of environmental history with a thematic focus on water. While offering students a basic theoretical and methodological training of environmental history, the course guides students through intensive reading about various water bodies and water-related issues (ecological, political, social, economic, cultural, conceptual, etc.) in different parts of the world during both pre-modern and modern eras. In addition to lectures, readings, and discussion, each student will identify a specific water body or water issue as his or her research topic and carry out an individual project.
Instructor(s): Ling Zhang
Last Updated: 09-Feb-17