Emphasis is on European impact on indigenous cultures, the interaction of Hispanic and Anglo cultures and their implications for human impacts on the natural environment. Special attention is given to water resources in cultural context.
The course includes films, museum visits, and hands on experience with artifacts. The term paper assignment may be presented as a multi-media, hypertext document.
This course is one in a sequence of four courses. tracing the evolution of technology and human environmental adaptations in selected regions in the New World from the arrival of human populations to the present.
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