Prof. Harriet Ritvo
21H.968J / STS.415J
This course features archived syllabi from various semesters.
This class examines the relationship between the study of natural history, both domestic and exotic, by Europeans and Americans, and exploration and exploitation of the natural world, focusing on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Ritvo, Harriet. 21H.968J Nature, Environment, and Empire, Spring 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/history/21h-968j-nature-environment-and-empire-spring-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA