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HST4016S AFRICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY

(Not offered in 2019)

Convener: Associate Professor L van Sittert

Course entry requirements: Acceptance for an honours programme.

This course examines Africa within the discipline of environmental history. It reviews a series of linked themes covering the period from pre-colonial to contemporary African history.

Themes covered include environment and pre-colonial state formation, the colonial environmental impact, hunting, conservation, the colonial history of environmental science, colonialism and environmental catastrophism, development and environment and history of environmental impact assessment.

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