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Industrializations: Commodities in World History

HIST 252
Fall 2013
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENVS 252
Certificates: Environmental Studies

This course defines "industrialization" broadly to encompass the development and application of systematic knowledge to agriculture and manufacturing in 18th- to 21st-century societies. Although special attention will be devoted to the British and American examples, the course will be organized by commodity rather than nationality, focusing on traffic in materials used in production of food, clothing, and medicines, for example, cotton, rubber, guano, wheat, bananas, and quinine.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on APR-23-2014
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