Colonization, Nature, and the Making of British Columbia
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Introduces students to the essential concepts and methods used by historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, geographers and others to analyze environmental change from prehistoric to modern times. Explores how cultural encounters between Euro-American and the Indigenous peoples of British Columbia played out on the physical landscape, focusing on the processes of dispossession and repossession that led to the creation of the space that became British Columbia.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 427, 481 (if 481 taken in Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2009, Fall 2010.
Prerequisites: 200, 321.
Undergraduate course in Environmental Studies offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.