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    Dec 01, 2021  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST-476 U.S. Environmental History (3)

Environmental history introduces nature, including plants, animals, climate, weather, and soil, as a central aspect of its analysis. This course examines the role nature plays in North America’s history from the breakup of Pangaea to the rise of the American lawn. The course further explores how humans have reshaped the continent’s ecosystems over time. Crosslist: HIST-676 . Usually Offered: alternate falls.