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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 21H.968J (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Nature, Environment, and Empire 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • History 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Harriet Ritvo 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 21H.968J / STS.415J Nature, Environment, and Empire

    Spring 2005

    Course Highlights

    This course features an extensive reading list. This course also features archived syllabi from various semesters.

    Course Description

    This course is an exploration of the relationship between the study of natural history, both domestic and exotic, by Europeans and Americans, and concrete exploitation of the natural world, focusing on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

This course content is a redistribution of MIT Open Courses. Access to the course materials is free to all users.

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