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HISTORY 326. Global Environmental History. 3 Credits.

This course uses historical and global perspectives to explore the relationship between humans and the living planet, with a focus on 1945 to the present, a period that has been called ¿the Great Acceleration.¿ Key topics include the rise of the fossil fuel-based, industrial growth economy, globalization, industrial agriculture, population growth and urbanization, the environmental and sustainability movements, and human-caused climate disruption.
P: Junior standing. REC: HISTORY 220
Fall Odd.