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HIS 295-02 - Special Topic: Kungfu Pandas: Chinese Environmental History

4 credits (Fall)
This class begins with the social, political, and economic challenges of the current environmental degradation in China, and moves backward in time to investigate the complex patterns of China’s environment through the lens of human conflicts and struggles. It addresses issues such as human law and natural law, people and wild animals, energy and resources, epidemics, warfare’s ecological consequences, Chinese medicine, and the environmental policies of different political regimes.

Prerequisite: HIS 100  or second-year standing.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Luo