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HIST337 Environmental History of the Pacific

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The history of human induced environmental change in the Pacific to the present, with emphasis on the historic past.

This paper will provide an understanding of the approaches to the past that environmental historians are developing, as well as the particular historical issues stemming from resource use by human beings in the Pacific Islands.

Paper title Environmental History of the Pacific
Paper code HIST337
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $886.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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18 200-level HIST, ARTH or ARTV points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.
Teaching staff
Professor Judith Bennett
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Environmental literacy, Research.
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Learning Outcomes
Students will develop:
  • An understanding of the value of other disciplines to environmental history
  • The fundamentals of the environment in the Pacific region
  • An ability to use a variety of sources in research

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Not offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system