HTY 213: History of the Maine Woods

Instructor: Carol Patterson-Martineau

Time: MWF 2:00-2:50

Location: Stevens Hall 375

Course Description: This course will survey the history of the Maine woods from postglacial times to the present. Topics include alterations in the forest ecology, Native American and colonial settlement, and changing economic, industrial, and recreational uses of the woods. The course will also explore the varieties of spiritual and literary interpretations ascribed to the forest environment.

General Education Requirements: Western Cultural Traditions and Population and Environment