HIS319H5 • Canadian Environmental History: Conservation to the Modern Environmental Movement

Description

This course focuses on the interaction of people and the environment in the 20th Century. Themes include the environmental impact of industrialization, urbanization, and the revolution in transportation, and of resource development in the mining, oil, and gas industries; the destruction and preservation of wildlife; parks and the wilderness idea; the modern environmental movement; the contested world of modern agriculture and the food industry; the collapse of the fisheries; Canadian public policy, environmental law, and Canada's international role concerning the environment.

Prerequisites
8.0 credits
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
24L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
History