HTY 398 (002): Historical Issues: Booms and Busts in North American History

Instructor:  Mark McLaughlin

Class Number:  78114

Days/Time:  Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Location:  Stevens 155

Description: This course examines natural resource development and the broader commodification of nature in the geographical area now referred to as North America from the sixteenth century to the present. Particular attention will be paid to resource booms and busts as analytical windows into the various political, economic, social, and environmental consequences of the past exploitation of nature.

General Education Requirements:

Prerequisites: First-year students require permission.