Nature, Environment, and Empire's Full Profile
This course features archived syllabi from various semesters.This class examines the relationship between the study of natural history, both domestic and exotic, by Europeans and Americans, and exploration and exploitation of the natural world, focusing on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Feb 01, 2010
to May 25, 2010
Days of the Week:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
- Level of Difficulty: Beginner
- Size: Massive Open Online Course
- Instructor: Prof. Harriet Ritvo
- Cost: Free
- Institution: MIT OCW
- Topics: General History, Natural History
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