A world history of human action and interaction in the natural world. Explains changing populations, technological and economic developments in geographical and ecological terms. Attention given to the history of religious and philosophical ideas concerning the place of humans in nature. Also considered is the history of modern environmental ideas concerning the human impact on the environment.
3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall or spring semester
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Other World Civilization.