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GEOG 471. Historical Geography

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Historical-geographical development of North America through concepts of modernity and modernization; imperialism and colonialism; race, class and gender; science and exploration; migration and settlement; industrialization, urbanization, and the modern capitalist state. Topical.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Define and explain key concepts in historical geography.
2. Synthesize and critically evaluate multiple perspectives on a given event, place or historical-geographical process.
3. Identify and effectively apply primary and secondary sources for historical-geographical research.
4. Critically Interpret a place of local historical significance using a variety of appropriate primary and secondary sources.
5. Critically Interpret an image of national historical-geographical significance using a variety of appropriate primary and secondary sources.






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