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HIST 382 - Climate Change and Disaster in World History


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
ENVS
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 4 Hours
Attribute: 4SS

Using both scientific and historical evidence, this seminar examines case studies of climate-related disasters around the world from ancient and modern times. We will look at why some societies collapsed in the face of natural climate changes and how others persevered, and consider whether historical examples hold any relevance as we confront global warming today. Enrollment limit: 12.
Instructor: S. White



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