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Library Course Guide for: AFRICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY

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Africa Climate Change

HI0197_04 (History)
AF0105 (Africana Studies)
A seminar on the history of interactions between humans and the environment in sub-Saharan Africa. Begins with consideration of theory in environmental history. Continues by exploring important issues in the field, including cultivation, pastoralism, disease, population, famine, and conservation. Preference given to students with prior background in African studies. Enrollment limited to 20. Written permission required

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Faculty:
Nancy Jacobs (email)-- Department of History and Research Profile


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Image: Sketch Map of African Vegetation, Courtesy of U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. Originally uploaded to the web by Kyambogo University (Kampala, Uganda)



Image: NASA Earth Observatory (eobglossary.gsfc.nasa.gov)



Image: "Climate Change and Food Security," Africa. World Resources Institute, 2005.