HIS 3130: Sustainability and Resource Management in the Ancient World

Code

HIS 3130

LENGUAGE

English

Terms

Summer I, Summer II, Fall, Spring,

Credit

3

REQUIREMENTS

NONE

FEES

$ USD 795

In this course, students will learn about the relationships that ancient civilizations of Egypt, China, Mesopotamia, India, Greece, Rome, the Celts and Pre-Colombian America had with their environment. Students will explore how these cultures interacted with nature and its resources, such as land, forests, water and minerals. By the end of the course, they will be able to identify the main characteristics that allow civilizations to create a sustainable relationship with their surrounding habitat. This historical overview will allow students to compare and contrast our present day societies with the ancient World.

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