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Nature, Environment, and Empire

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.

Start Date: Feb 01, 2010 Topics: General History, Natural History
Cost: Free

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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.

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  • Dates: 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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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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