GGR329H5 Environment and the Roots of Globalization

GGR325 Course Desciption

Course Description

A critical discussion of how geographical factors, such as landscape, flora and fauna, might help explain why history unfolded differently on different continents. How geography might have impacted the development of agriculture, complex technologies, writing, centralized government and how, in the process, it has shaped the current world economic map.

Credits: Social Science

Lecture hours: 24

Exclusion: None

Prerequisite: 9.0 credits

Core Skills Developed

  • understanding of geographical and environmental factors that have impacted the development of human civilization
  • critical analysis and writing skills